Inscription

left center in pastel: J. Russell pt. / 1783

Provenance

Louis (or Léopold) Hirsch, Paris. (sale Objets du xviiie siècle appartenant à Divers Amateurs..., Paris, 14 March 1964, no. 3, reproduced plate II, 3). (Bernheimer, Munich); purchased by NGA 2004.

Bibliography
1894
Williamson, G. C. John Russell, R.A.. London, 1894: 173.
2006
Jeffares, Neil. Dictionary of Pastellists before 1800. London, 2006: 462