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Charles James Fox (1749-1806), Whig statesman

Sitter associated with 299 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. He championed the French revolutionary cause, America, Ireland, reform and 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
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139

Charles James Fox

after Joseph Nollekens
terracotta bust, 1791
NPG 139

L226

Charles James Fox

by Joseph Nollekens
marble bust, 1792-1793
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG L226

745

The House of Commons 1793-94

by Karl Anton Hickel
oil on canvas, 1793-1795
On display at Palace of Westminster, London
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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
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1310b

Charles James Fox

by Unknown artist
black and red crayon with some pencil, circa 1795-1800
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3887

Charles James Fox

by Joseph Nollekens
marble bust, 1805
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
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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

D12306

'Rodney introducing de Grasse'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 7 June 1782
NPG D12306

D12308

'St George and the dragon' (Charles James Fox; George Bridges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney)

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 13 June 1782
NPG D12308

D12310

'Gloria Mundi, or - the Devil addressing the sun'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 22 July 1782
NPG D12310

D12311

'The Jubilee'

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 2 August 1782
NPG D12311

D12320

'The discarded viceroy silenced' (Charles James Fox and two others)

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 22 May 1782
NPG D12320

D12321

'Rodney triumphant - or - Admiral Lee Shore in the dumps'

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published 31 May 1782
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D12323

'Malagrida and conspirators, consulting the ghost of Oliver Cromwell'

by James Gillray, published by Elizabeth d'Achery
hand-coloured etching, published June 1782
NPG D12323

D12324

'Guy Vaux'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published circa June 1782
NPG D12324

D12982

'Changing places; - alias; Fox stinking the badger out of his nest'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 22 March 1782
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D12983

'The minister in. The minister out' (Charles James Fox; Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford)

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 22 April 1782
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D12985

'Evacuation before resignation'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 21 May 1782
NPG D12985

D12986

'The kettle hooting the porridge-pot' (William Petty, 1st Marquess of Lansdowne (Lord Shelburne); Charles James Fox)

by James Gillray, published by P.J. Leatherhead
hand-coloured etching, published 23 July 1782
NPG D12986

D16764

'Paradise lost'

by James Sayers, published by Charles Bretherton
etching, published 17 July 1782
NPG D16764

D9540

'A coalition medal struck in brass' (Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford; Charles James Fox)

by James Sayers, published by Edward Hedges
etching and stipple engraving, published 3 March 1783
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D9565

'Qui color ater erat nunc est contrarius atro'

by James Sayers, published by Edward Hedges
etching, published 17 March 1783
NPG D9565

D9567

'The Coalition Stagecoach'

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching, published 5 May 1783
NPG D9567

D9570

'The mask' (Charles James Fox; Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford)

by James Sayers, published by H. Bretherton
etching and stipple engraving, published 21 May 1783
NPG D9570

D9747

Charles James Fox ('A transfer of East India stock')

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching, published 25 November 1783
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D9748

'Carlo Khan's triumphal entry into Leadenhall Street'

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching, published 5 December 1783
NPG D9748

D12233

'Razor's levée, or ye heads of a new Whig ad...........n on a broad bottom'

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching, published 21 April 1783
NPG D12233

D12329

'Paridise regain'd' (King George IV; Charles James Fox; Mary Robinson)

probably by James Gillray, published by J. Langham
hand-coloured etching, published 20 February 1783
NPG D12329

D12332

'A warm birth for the old administration'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and engraving, published 2 April 1783
NPG D12332

D12333

'The lord of the vineyard'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 3 April 1783
NPG D12333

D12334

'Coalition dance' (Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford; Charles James Fox; Edmund Burke)

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 5 April 1783
NPG D12334

D12337

'The cole-heavers' (Charles James Fox; Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford)

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 16 April 1783
NPG D12337

D12339

'The Rt Honble catch singers' (Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford; Charles James Fox)

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 2 May 1783
NPG D12339

D12340

'A block for the wigs - or, the new state whirligig'

by James Gillray, published by William Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 5 May 1783
NPG D12340

D12343

'Banditti'

by John Boyne, published by Edward Hedges
etching, published 22 December 1783
NPG D12343

D12991

'The coalition' (Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford; Charles James Fox)

by James Gillray, published by George Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 25 April 1783
NPG D12991

D12992

'A sun setting in a fog; with the old Hanover hack descending' (Charles James Fox; King George III)

by James Gillray, possibly published by John Williams
hand-coloured etching, published 3 June 1783
NPG D12992

D15004

'Thunder, lightning and smoke'

published by William Moore, and published by W. Dickie
hand-coloured etching, published 22 April 1783
NPG D15004

D16765

'Carlo Khan's triumphal entry into Leadenhall Street'

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching, published 5 December 1783
NPG D16765