Benj. Franklin nach einem Basrelief. [Benjamin Franklin Portrait Engraving]
Late eighteenth-century portrait of Benjamin Franklin, a stipple engraving by Conrad Westermayer, signed “C. Westermayer fecit 1794.” Based upon the portrait made by the royal Manufacture Nationale at Sèvres between 1778 to 1779.
Description: Benj. Franklin nach einem Basrelief. [Benjamin Franklin Portrait Engraving]
[Weimar, Germany?: np, 1794?]. Laid paper. Platemark trimmed. Sheet size: 7 x 4¼ inches.
Mitchell Sale 424 “Very rare.” For the Sèvres medallions, etc., see Sellers, Franklin in Portraiture, p365 and Plates 12 and 14. Not in Weitenkampf.