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Last NameRussell    
Given NameJohn    
alt. NamesJ. R. ;    
MarriageHannah Faden, daughter of a printer and map seller    
Children12 sons; artist William (1780-1870) ; at least 1 daughter    
Year born1745 in Guildford, Surrey    
Year died1806    
Place of deathHull    
Father's occupationbook, print seller, and amateur artist John Russell Sr.    
Relatives    
Education    
Country of ActivityEngland, UK    
Worked forWilliam Hey (1736-1819): Practical Observations Surgery (1803) ; A description of the selenographia, an Apparatus for exhibiting the Phenomena of the Moon (London 1797) ;    
PatronageRoyal Academy of Art ; King George III ; Queen Charlotte ; Prince of Wales ; Duke of York ;    
Collaboratorswith his daughter he made a lunar map and globe: http://brunelleschi.imss.fi.it/galileopalazzostrozzi/object/JohnRussellSetOfUncutPrintedGoresAndPolarCapsOfTheMoon.html & .../object/JohnRussellSelenographia.html ;    
Techniquesastronomical, anatomical, dermatological, and botanical oil painting, pastel, drawing, 3D globe making    
Sample(s)www.scienceandsociety.co.uk/results.asp?image=10315144&screenwidth=1075    
Archival sourceshttp://www.getty.edu/vow/ULANFullDisplay?find=&role=&nation=&subjectid=500002979    
Published sourcesNissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966 ; Ehring: Hautkrankheiten 1989: 62 ; Mokre: 2005: 33 ;     
otherEnglish painter, engraver, & author; painted portrait of Hey's daughter Mary; friend of William Herschel.    
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