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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. 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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'The apples and the horse-turds; - or - Buonaparte among the golden pippins', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13033

'The apples and the horse-turds; - or - Buonaparte among the golden pippins'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 24 February 1808
NPG D13033

'Phaeton alarm'd!', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13115

'Phaeton alarm'd!'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 22 March 1808
NPG D13115

'Disciples catching the mantle: - the spirit of darkness overshadowing the priests of Baal', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13116

'Disciples catching the mantle: - the spirit of darkness overshadowing the priests of Baal'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 25 June 1808
NPG D13116

Charles James Fox, by Henry Meyer, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG 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

Charles James Fox, by Henry Meyer, published by  T. Cadell & W. Davies, after  John Jackson, after  Sir Joshua Reynolds - NPG 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

Charles James Fox, by Robert Bowyer, after and published by  William Bromley - NPG D37784

Charles James Fox

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

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 - NPG 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

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 - NPG D14363

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 D14363

Charles James Fox, by Henry Bone, after  John Opie - NPG D17727

Charles James Fox

by Henry Bone, after John Opie
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1818 (1804)
NPG D17727

Charles James Fox, by Henry Bone, after  John Opie - NPG D17740

Charles James Fox

by Henry Bone, after John Opie
pencil drawing squared in ink for transfer, 1818 (1804)
NPG D17740

Charles James Fox, by John Henry Robinson, published by  Harding & Lepard, after  William Derby, after  John Opie - NPG 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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Charles James Fox

by Richard Cosway, published by Charles Townley
etching, published 4 June 1782
NPG D19158

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'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

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'Ancient music'

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

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Charles James Fox

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

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'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

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Charles James Fox

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

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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

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