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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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'Carlo Khan's triumphal entry into Leadenhall Street', by James Sayers, published by  Thomas Cornell - NPG D9748

'Carlo Khan's triumphal entry into Leadenhall Street'

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

'Razor's levée, or ye heads of a new Whig ad...........n on a broad bottom', by James Sayers, published by  Thomas Cornell - NPG 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

'Paridise regain'd' (King George IV; Charles James Fox; Mary Robinson (née Darby)), probably by James Gillray, published by  J. Langham - NPG D12329

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

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

'A warm birth for the old administration', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG 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

'The lord of the vineyard', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG D12333

'The lord of the vineyard'

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

'Coalition dance' (Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford; Charles James Fox; Edmund Burke), by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG 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

'The cole-heavers' (Charles James Fox; Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford), by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG 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

'The Rt Honble catch singers' (Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford; Charles James Fox), by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG 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

'A block for the wigs - or, the new state whirligig', by James Gillray, published by  William Humphrey - NPG 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

'Banditti', by John Boyne, published by  Edward Hedges - NPG D12343

'Banditti'

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

'The coalition' (Frederick North, 2nd Earl of Guilford; Charles James Fox), by James Gillray, published by  George Humphrey - NPG 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

'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 - NPG 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

'Thunder, lightning and smoke', published by William Moore, and published by  W. Dickie - NPG D15004

'Thunder, lightning and smoke'

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

'Carlo Khan's triumphal entry into Leadenhall Street', by James Sayers, published by  Thomas Cornell - NPG D16765

'Carlo Khan's triumphal entry into Leadenhall Street'

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

Charles James Fox ('The fall of Phaeton'), by James Sayers, published by  Thomas Cornell - NPG D9743

Charles James Fox ('The fall of Phaeton')

by James Sayers, published by Thomas Cornell
etching, published 6 January 1784
NPG D9743

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