Kenyon C. Cox (1856-1919)
Portrait of Benjamin Franklin
signed 'K•Cox•' (lower right)--inscribed 'Drawn from the Original./Jan. 11th 1886-' (lower left)
oil on canvas
17 18 x 12 18 in. (43.4 x 30.7 cm.)
Painted in 1886.

Acquired by the present owners, 2014.

J. Bigelow, "Unpublished Letters of Benjamin Franklin," The Century Magazine, vol. 32, no. 2, June 1886, p. 174, frontispiece, illustrated.
H.W. Morgan, Kenyon Cox, 1856-1919: A Life in American Art, Kent, Ohio, 1994, pp. 78, 258n11.
H.W. Morgan, ed., An Artist of the American Renaissance: The Letters of Kenyon Cox, 1883-1919,Kent, Ohio, 1995, pp. 5, 68, 68n1.
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