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Russell
Russell
Archibald George Blomefield Russell, 1879-1955
Collector
Archibald G.B. Russell, CVO, FSA, was a long-serving herald at the College of Arms in London. He was educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford and became a journalist, art critic and art historian, known for his writing on William Blake. He collected drawings, mostly Old Masters, but also:
D261 Ariccia, Tate, London;
D385 Study of Figures for 'Ego fui in Arcadia', Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection, New Haven

For his drawing collection (though not including British drawings) see further, T. Borenius, 'Drawings in the Collection of Mr A.G.B. Russell (Lancaster Herald)', The Connoisseur, vol. 66, May 1923, pp. 2-12.
Eton College
Christ Church, Oxford
College of Arms