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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1943.754
People
John Russell, British (1745 - 1806)
Title
Portrait of George IV as Prince of Wales
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1789
Culture
British
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/297899
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Pastel on antique laid paper mounted to canvas
Dimensions
75.5 x 62.7 cm (29 3/4 x 24 11/16 in.)
frame: 97.2 x 83.8 cm (38 1/4 x 33 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: lower right, pastel: J Russell R.A. pinxit / 1789
Provenance
[Christie's, London, June 7, 1912, lot 46]. Asher Wertheimer, acquired July 7, 1916. [M. Knoedler & Co., New York] sold March 31, 1921 to; Grenville L. Winthrop, bequest; to Fogg Art Museum, 1943
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop
Accession Year
1943
Object Number
1943.754
Division
European and American Art
Contact
am_europeanamerican@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Sir Oliver Millar, The Later Georgian Pictures in the Collection of Her Majesty the Queen, Phaidon (London, 1969), p. 110, under no. 1051, fig. XII

Neil Jeffares, Dictionary of Pastellists before 1800, Unicorn Press (London, 2006), p. 453

Dictionary of Pastellists before 1800, website, Pastels & Pastellists, 2018, cat. no. J.64.1586, repr.; http://www.pastellists.com/Articles/Russell1.pdf [accessed July 5, 2016]

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