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Charles James Fox (1749-1806), Whig statesman

Sitter associated with 298 portraits
Charles James Fox led the Whig political party and was an opponent of Pitt the Younger. Reckless in politics as at the gaming tables, Fox held office briefly as a Tory under Lord North but soon switched sides leading the opposition through a long political life. Fox supported parliamentary reform in England, independence for America, limited autonomy for Ireland and the regency of George, Prince of Wales. A supporter of the revolutionary cause in France, his credibility was diminished from 1792 by the excesses of the French revolutionaries.

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6292

Charles James Fox

by Thomas Day
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, 1787
On display in Room 14 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 6292

139

Charles James Fox

after Joseph Nollekens
terracotta bust, 1791
NPG 139

745

The House of Commons 1793-94

by Karl Anton Hickel
oil on canvas, 1793-1795
NPG 745

743

Charles James Fox

by Karl Anton Hickel
oil on canvas, 1794
NPG 743

1310a

Charles James Fox

by Unknown artist
blue, black and red crayon, with some grey wash, circa 1795-1800
NPG 1310a

1310b

Charles James Fox

by Unknown artist
black and red crayon with some pencil, circa 1795-1800
NPG 1310b

3887

Charles James Fox

by Joseph Nollekens
marble bust, 1805
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3887

D2363

Charles James Fox

after Unknown artist
line engraving, late 18th century
NPG D2363

D2380

Unknown sitter called Charles James Fox

by William Ward, or by William James Ward
mezzotint, late 18th-early 19th century
NPG D2380

D12288

'And Adam had power over all the beasts of the earth'

probably by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 9 January 1780
NPG D12288

D12297

'Regardez moi'

by James Gillray
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, 1781?
NPG D12297

D2362

'Vox populi' (Charles James Fox)

by James Sayers, published by Charles Bretherton
etching, published 6 April 1782
NPG D2362

D9562

'Paradise lost'

by James Sayers, published by Charles Bretherton
etching, published 17 July 1782
NPG D9562

D9742

Charles James Fox ('Vox populi')

by James Sayers, published by Charles Bretherton
etching, published 6 April 1782
NPG D9742

D12298

'Crumbs of comfort' (Charles James Fox; Edmund Burke)

by James Gillray
hand-coloured etching, circa August 1782
NPG D12298

D12301

'Dame rat, and her poor little ones'

by James Gillray, published by J. Browning
hand-coloured etching, published 26 March 1782
NPG D12301

D12302

'Aside he turn'd for envy, yet with jealous leer malign, eyd them askance'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 12 December 1782
NPG D12302

D12304

'Banco to the knave'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 12 April 1782
NPG D12304

D12305

'Britania's assassination. Or the Repulicans amusement'

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 10 May 1782
NPG D12305

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