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Benjamin Franklin in the Fur Hat, J.B NINI 1777
Benjamin Franklin in the Fur Hat, J.B NINI 1777 - Sculpture Style Louis XVI Benjamin Franklin in the Fur Hat, J.B NINI 1777 -
Ref : 87629
2 200 €
Period :
18th century
Artist :
NINI.F.1777
Provenance :
France
Medium :
Terracotta
Dimensions :
Ø 45.28 inch
Sculpture  - Benjamin Franklin in the Fur Hat, J.B NINI 1777 18th century - Benjamin Franklin in the Fur Hat, J.B NINI 1777
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Benjamin Franklin in the Fur Hat, J.B NINI 1777

EAN-BAPTISTE NINI (1717 - 1786) Portrait of Benjamin Franklin with a medallion fur hat
In terracotta, signed and dated under the left shoulder NINI.F.1777 with a coat of arms and titled around the edge B. FRANKLIN. AMERICAN.

Diameter: 11.5 cm

Similar models:


Christie’s New York March 18, 2005, Lot 312: $ 3,600
Christie’s Paris December 19, 2007, lot 322: 3360 euros
Christie’s New York January 19, 2007, lot 482: $ 2,880
Christie’s New York February 20, 2007, lot 178: 5040 euros

Similar copies can be found at the Metropolitan in New York, the Carnavalet museum and the Petit Palais.
Bibliography: Cerboni et Sibille, Jean-Baptiste Nini, Urbino on the banks of the Loire, exhibition, Blois,
October 27, 2001 - January 27, 2002.

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Terracotta Sculpture Louis XVI