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Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

(1773-1840), Whig statesman and patron of art and letters

Sitter associated with 54 portraits
Holland was at the heart of Whig politics and social life. A disciple of his uncle, Charles James Fox, he was committed to the reform of civil and religious liberties. However, his greatest contribution to Regency politics was as host of Holland House where he and his wife, Elizabeth, maintained a lively salon between 1800 and 1840. With guests prominent in science, literature, art and politics, Holland House provided a coherent focus for the Whigs until they took office in 1830.

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Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland, by François Xavier Fabre - NPG 3660

Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

by François Xavier Fabre
oil on canvas, 1795
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 3660

Mr Fox and his Friends, by William Lane - NPG 2076

Mr Fox and his Friends

by William Lane
black crayon with red and white heightening on tinted paper, circa 1813
NPG 2076

The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 999

The Trial of Queen Caroline 1820

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1820-1823
On display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 999

Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 1695(g)

Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

by Sir George Hayter
pencil and white chalk, circa 1820
NPG 1695(g)

Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland, by John Simpson, after  Charles Robert Leslie - NPG 382

Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

by John Simpson, after Charles Robert Leslie
oil on canvas, (1829)
NPG 382

The House of Commons, 1833, by Sir George Hayter - NPG 54

The House of Commons, 1833

by Sir George Hayter
oil on canvas, 1833-1843
On display in Room 20 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 54

Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland, by Abraham Wivell, after  John Raphael Smith - NPG D3068

Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

by Abraham Wivell, after John Raphael Smith
mezzotint, early 19th century
NPG D3068

'Introduction of Citizen Volpone and his suite, at Paris', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12794

'Introduction of Citizen Volpone and his suite, at Paris'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 15 November 1802
NPG D12794

'End of the Irish farce of Catholic Emancipation', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13110

'End of the Irish farce of Catholic Emancipation'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and aquatint, published 17 May 1805
NPG D13110

'Westminster conscripts under the training act', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12872

'Westminster conscripts under the training act'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 1 September 1806
NPG D12872

Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland, by Samuel William Reynolds, after  John Raphael Smith - NPG D19479

Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

by Samuel William Reynolds, after John Raphael Smith
mezzotint, published 1806
NPG D19479

'Political mathematician's, shaking the Broad Bottom'd hemispheres', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12884

'Political mathematician's, shaking the Broad Bottom'd hemispheres'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching and engraving, published 9 January 1807
NPG D12884

'The pigs possessed: - or - the Broad Bottom'd litter running headlong into ye sea of perdition', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12888

'The pigs possessed: - or - the Broad Bottom'd litter running headlong into ye sea of perdition'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 18 April 1807
NPG D12888

'Broad-bottom drones storming the hive - wasps, hornets & bumble bees, joining in the attack', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D12906

'Broad-bottom drones storming the hive - wasps, hornets & bumble bees, joining in the attack'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, published 2 May 1808
NPG D12906

'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

'Tentanda via est qua me quoque possim tollere humo', by James Gillray, published by  Hannah Humphrey - NPG D13118

'Tentanda via est qua me quoque possim tollere humo'

by James Gillray, published by Hannah Humphrey
hand-coloured etching, engraving and aquatint, published 8 August 1810
NPG D13118

Steward's Court of the Manor of Torre Devon, attributed to Theodore Lane, published by  George Humphrey - NPG D17911

Steward's Court of the Manor of Torre Devon

attributed to Theodore Lane, published by George Humphrey
etching, published December 1820
NPG D17911

Bombardment Extraordinary, or Achilles versus Punch, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40974

Bombardment Extraordinary, or Achilles versus Punch

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 January 1830
NPG D40974

Scene from a Suppressed Tragedy entitled The Turco Greek Conspiracy, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41004

Scene from a Suppressed Tragedy entitled The Turco Greek Conspiracy

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 18 June 1830
NPG D41004

The Greek Papers, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41005

The Greek Papers

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 30 June 1830
NPG D41005

The Noddle Bazaar, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41017

The Noddle Bazaar

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 9 September 1830
NPG D41017

An Unsuccessful Appeal, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41019

An Unsuccessful Appeal

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 25 September 1830
NPG D41019

A Cure for the Gout (Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41026

A Cure for the Gout (Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 20 November 1830
NPG D41026

Drawing for the Twelfth Cake.  A Hint to Cabinet Makers, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41035

Drawing for the Twelfth Cake. A Hint to Cabinet Makers

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 December 1830
NPG D41035

Leap Frog Down Constitution Hill, by John ('HB') Doyle, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41055

Leap Frog Down Constitution Hill

by John ('HB') Doyle, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 April 1831
NPG D41055

The Duel! That did not take place., by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41094

The Duel! That did not take place.

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Charles Etienne Pierre Motte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 October 1831
NPG D41094

The Great Stalking Horse, a Modern Antique, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41130

The Great Stalking Horse, a Modern Antique

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 10 May 1832
NPG D41130

A Constitutional Tilt (Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland; William Draper Best, 1st Baron Wynford), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41139

A Constitutional Tilt (Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland; William Draper Best, 1st Baron Wynford)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 5 June 1832
NPG D41139

A Parliamentary Group, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41147

A Parliamentary Group

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 12 July 1832
NPG D41147

Important Petition, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41153

Important Petition

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 6 August 1832
NPG D41153

Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland, by John Henry Robinson, published by  Fisher Son & Co, after  Charles Robert Leslie - NPG D15491

Henry Richard Fox (later Vassall), 3rd Baron Holland

by John Henry Robinson, published by Fisher Son & Co, after Charles Robert Leslie
stipple and line engraving, published 1832
NPG D15491

Sleeping Partners in a Doubtful Concern, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41203

Sleeping Partners in a Doubtful Concern

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 13 June 1833
NPG D41203

A Tete à Tete, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41233

A Tete à Tete

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 21 January 1834
NPG D41233

The Horatii & the Curiatii, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Alfred Ducôte, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41249

The Horatii & the Curiatii

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Alfred Ducôte, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 22 April 1834
NPG D41249

Receiving the Fatal News!, by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Ducôte & Stephens, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D41290

Receiving the Fatal News!

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Ducôte & Stephens, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 1 December 1834
NPG D41290

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