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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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D15279

'A whisper across the channel' (Charles James Fox; Frederick Augustus Hervey, 4th Earl of Bristol)

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching, published 1 August 1785
NPG D15279

D14861

'Ancient music'

by James Gillray, published by Samuel William Fores
etching, published 10 May 1787
NPG D14861

D37774

Charles James Fox

by and published by John Jones, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
mezzotint, published 1 November 1792 (1782)
NPG D37774

D37777

Charles James Fox

by William Pether, published by John Brydon, after Joseph Nollekens
mezzotint, published January 1792
NPG D37777

D19373

Charles James Fox

by Joseph Strutt, published by John Jeffryes, after Gavin Hamilton
stipple engraving, published 1 July 1794
NPG D19373

D15304

'End of the Irish invasion; - or - the destruction of the French armada'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
etching and aquatint, published 20 January 1797
NPG D15304

D37778

Charles James Fox

by Thomas Gaugain, after Simon de Koster, after Joseph Nollekens
stipple engraving, published 1798
NPG D37778

D37779

Charles James Fox

by Thomas Gaugain, published by John Brydon, sold by Mr Debrett, after Simon de Koster, after Joseph Nollekens
stipple engraving, published 1798
NPG D37779

D37780

Charles James Fox

by and published by Samuel William Reynolds, after John Raphael Smith
stipple engraving, published 13 October 1806 (1802)
NPG D37780

D37781

Charles James Fox

by Samuel William Reynolds, after John Raphael Smith
mezzotint, 1806 (1802)
NPG D37781

D37783

Charles James Fox

by Charles Turner, published by Robert Cribb, after Unknown artist
mezzotint, published 1 May 1806
NPG D37783

D15510

Charles James Fox

by Ridley & Holl, published by Vernor, Hood & Co
stipple engraving, published 30 September 1806
NPG D15510

D37771

Charles James Fox

by Henry Meyer, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 2 April 1812 (1782)
NPG D37771

D37772

Charles James Fox

by Henry Meyer, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after John Jackson, after Sir Joshua Reynolds
stipple engraving, published 2 April 1812 (1782)
NPG D37772

D37784

Charles James Fox

by Robert Bowyer, after and published by William Bromley
line engraving, published 2 January 1815
NPG D37784

D38983

Joseph Nollekens with a bust of Charles James Fox

by Giovanni Vendramini, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after William Evans, after Lemuel Francis Abbott
stipple engraving, published 21 October 1816 (circa 1797)
NPG D38983

D19817

Joseph Nollekens with a bust of Charles James Fox

by Giovanni Vendramini, published by T. Cadell & W. Davies, after William Evans, after Lemuel Francis Abbott
stipple engraving, published 21 October 1816 (circa 1797)
NPG D19817

D37782

Charles James Fox

by John Henry Robinson, published by Harding & Lepard, after William Derby, after John Opie
stipple engraving, published 1 June 1833
NPG D37782

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