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Digital Media Bank ID: 8841
Original Filename: fa000016_d01_ab10.jpg
Description: Dr Richard Russell, FRS. Russell sits in half right profile, right hand on hip beside a brown canopy. His left knee appears in the lower right corner. He wears a grey wig, grey coat with golden buttons and white cuffs and stock. By his left sleeve is his book, open at the title page.
Categories: Timeline/ 1750s, Collections/ Fine Art, Collections/ Fine Art/ Oil Paintings  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA
Caption: Dr Richard Russell, c1755

Object or Artwork info

Type (of Object or Artwork): Oil Painting
Title (of Artwork / Object): Dr Richard Russell, FRS
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Benjamin Wilson
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): c1755
Description (Object or Artwork): This is a portrait of Dr Richard Russell who made Brighton famous in the seventeenth century with his 'seawater cure'; this included bathing in the sea for medicinal purposes and drinking pints of seawater in prescribed doses. In this picture Russell sits in half right profile, he wears a grey wig, a grey coat with gold buttons and white cuffs. He has a book open next to his left hand.
Subject tags:
fine art
Other Keywords: oil painting,PCF, Richard Russell,

File info

Media: Image
Size: 2.71 MB; 2480 x 3162 pixels; 210 x 268 mm (print at 300 DPI); 656 x 837 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
Orientation: Portrait

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: FA000016