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John Russell

John Russell

John Russell
Historical & Modern Art Online auction

Lot # 216

John Russell
1745 - 1806 British

Portrait of Anna Louisa Halsey
pastel on paper
23 1/2 x 17 1/2 in  59.7 x 44.5cm

Provenance:
Commissioned by the family of the subject, United Kingdom
By descent to the present Private Collection, Victoria

Literature:
Neil Jeffares, Dictionary of Pastellists Before 1800, Online Edition,updated 2019, reproduced, catalogue #J.64.1723

Exhibited:
Royal Academy, London, the Twentieth Exhibition, 1788, exhibited as Portrait of a Young Lady with a Squirrel, catalogue #444

A copy of the listing in the Royal Academy exhibition catalogue is included with this lot.

On verso is a label from J. Pasler Printseller, Dealer in Works of Art, 9 King Street, Covent Garden London, W.C., likely the framer of this piece.

The subject in the image is the consignor's great-great grandmother. It has been passed down through generations and brought to Canada in the 1920s.

Estimate: $4,000 ~ $6,000 CAD

Sold For: $4,375.00 CAD (including buyer's premium)


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