Artist Jean Claude Richard abbé Saint Non, French, 1727-1791
Title
  • Le Docteur Francklin couronné par la Liberté
  • Dr. Franklin Crowned by Liberty (translated title)
Date 1778
Medium aquatint and etching printed in black ink on laid paper
Dimensions Plate: 9 5/8 × 8 inches (24.4 × 20.3 cm)
Sheet: 10 1/8 × 8 3/8 inches (25.7 × 21.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Merrill Fund
Accession Number 69.473
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed, in plate, below image: Le Docteur Francklin Couronné par la Liberté
1969-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Rosenberg, Pierre. "Franklin and Fragonard," Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society vol. 150, no. 4 (December 2006): pp. 575-590.