Russell, John (1745–1806), portrait painter and astronomer, was born on 29 March 1745 at 32 High Street, Guildford, the second child of John Russell (1711–1804), book- and printseller, five times mayor of Guildford, and an artist himself (his Prospects of Guildford were engraved and published in 1759 and 1782), and his wife, ...
R. J. B. Walker
Maker: John Russell
John Russell (1745–1806) self-portrait, c. 1780 © National Portrait Gallery, London