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Inscription

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

Provenance

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

Exhibition History
2004
Pastels of the Eighteenth Century: Recent Acquisitions, NGA, 2004, no cat.
Bibliography
n.d.
Neil Jeffares, "John Russell." Dictionary of pastellists before 1800. London, 2006; online edition [http://www.pastellists.com/Articles/Russell3.pdf], accessed 16 July 2018: no.J.64.2391
1894
Williamson, G. C. John Russell, R.A.. London, 1894: 173.
2006
Jeffares, Neil. Dictionary of Pastellists before 1800. London, 2006: 462
2010
Dorange, Camille. "John Russell (1745 - 1806) et la France." British Art Journal. 10 (2009/2010): no. 9.