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Girl with Rabbit


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Description This pastel drawing is based on John Russell's pastel of the same title. John Russell exhibited at the Royal Academy in London from its inception in 1768. In 1790, he was appointed the King's Painter. Russell excelled in pastel work, and wrote a treatise called "Elements of Painting in Crayon" in which he described his technique of "sweetening" or subtle, harmonious colour blending. The girl in this picture is likely Russell's daughter, Maria. Many of his portraits are of children.
Provenance Jacques Seligmann & Co., Paris (date and mode of acquisition unknown); purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore, July 19 1923; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters (?)

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Period
c. 1900
Medium
pastel on paper
(Painting & Drawing)
Accession Number
37.771
Measurements
H: 17 9/16 x W: 23 9/16 in. (44.6 x 59.8 cm)
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