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John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell, by George Frederic Watts, circa 1852 -NPG 2635 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue

John Russell, 1st Earl Russell

by George Frederic Watts
circa 1852
23 3/8 in. x 19 3/8 in. (592 mm x 492 mm)
NPG 2635

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Signed (lower right): G. F. Watts

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The sitter, bequeathed by his daughter, Lady Agatha Russell, 1933.

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Presumably the drawing exhibited RA, 1852 (1001).


This extended catalogue entry is from the out-of-print National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue: Richard Ormond, Early Victorian Portraits, Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1973, and is as published then. For the most up-to-date details on individual Collection works, we recommend reading the information provided in the Search the Collection results on this website in parallel with this text.

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