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RUSSELL, John (1745 - 1806), Painter, pastellist, engraver, writer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
RUSSELL, John (1745 - 1806), Painter, pastellist, engraver, writer

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British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active in Guildford (Surrey).

Born 29 March 1745; died 20 April 1806, in Hull.

Painter, pastellist, engraver (burin), writer. Portraits.

[not available online]John Russell, father of Anne and William Russell, came from a Yorkshire family. His father and grandfather were booksellers and print dealers in Hull. His family background and his youthful talent pointed him in the direction of

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