Important 18th Century Pastel Portrait Painting Young Girl by John Russell RA 1789

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An important authenticated & documented 18th century portrait by John Russell R A (1745-1809), England, signed & dated 1789.
This rather charming & sensitive portrait of a young girl demonstrates the skill and dexterity of one of the most renowned portrait painters of the 18th century, he became painter to King George III in 1788. Please see the artist's biography with this listing.
The portrait depicts a young girl wearing a white dress and a muslin bonnet with blue ribbons the painting is signed and dated lower right "J. Russell R A 1789". As yet the sitter is unknown. The portrait is housed in the original gilded frame. An important painting by a celebrated 18th century artist. 
Provenance; From an 18th century country house in Sussex  
At Sight oval is in height 24" and the width is 18".

With thanks to Mr. Neil Jeffares for including this painting in his work "Dictionary of Pastellists before 1800" J.64.3394 ;


31 inches high × 25 inches wide × 3 inches deep


high × wide x deep

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