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Charles Churchill (1731-1764), Satirist

Sitter in 7 portraits
Satirist; author of The Rosciad, 1761, a satire on contemporary actors (only David Garrick escaped his vitriol). Churchill's other targets included the Prime Minister, Lord Bute, the author, Tobias Smollett and the artist, William Hogarth. He died young on his way to visit his friend, John Wilkes, who was then living in exile in Paris.

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Charles Churchill

by J.S.C. Schaak
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1763-1764
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 162

D21366

'The Times', Plate 1

by William Hogarth
etching and engraving, published 1762
NPG D21366

D13927

Charles Churchill

by Mary ('May') Morris, after J.S.C. Schaak
etching, (circa 1763-1764)
NPG D13927

D33251

Charles Churchill

by Thomas Burford, after J.S.C. Schaak
mezzotint, published 1 January 1765
NPG D33251

D1446

Charles Churchill

by Thomas Burford, after J.S.C. Schaak
mezzotint, published 28 February 1765
NPG D1446

D15099

'The Bruiser' (Charles Churchill)

by and published by William Hogarth
etching, published 1 August 1763
NPG D15099

D19018

Charles Churchill

by and published by Thomas Burford, after J.S.C. Schaak
mezzotint, published 28 February 1765 (circa 1763-1764)
NPG D19018