John Russell, RA (British, 1745-1806)
A Gentleman, wearing dark grey coat with black collar, white waistcoat, red solitaire, frilled white chemise and stock.
Gold frame, the reverse glazed to reveal lock of hair tied with split pearls and gold wire on opalescent glass, red leather travelling case (lid detached).
Oval, 78mm (3 1/16in) high
Provenance: Purchased from 'Collectors' Corner', Teddington, Middlesex, 7 December 1974