Original Pastel Portrait attributed to John Russell (29 March 1745 – 20 April 1806) of Man in Light Green Coat in period frame with split in outer rim. Wood back is inscribed in ink “John Russell R.A. 1745-1806)
Framed Size: 12″H x 10″W
Visible Size: 10″H x 8.25″W
John Russell RA (29 March 1745 – 20 April 1806) was an English painter renowned for his portrait work in oils and pastels, and as a writer and teacher of painting techniques.
His work can be found in the collections of Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, Art Institute of Chicago, J Paul Getty Museum, Hermitage Museum (Russia) Louvre (France), Metropolitan Museum of Art, Musee d’Orsay, National Gallery of Art, Royal Academy of Arts Collection, Tate Gallery, The Royal Collection (London).