1646 - 1723
Portrait of William Russell, Lord Russell

Oil on canvas
Image size  12 x 11 inches (30 x 28 cm)
In a period carved gilt frame

William Russell, Baron Russell (29 September 1639 – 21 July 1683), was an English politician.

He was a leading member of the Country Party, forerunners of the Whigs, who opposed the succession of King James II during the reign of King Charles II, ultimately resulting in his execution for treason.