attributed to Isaac Gosset
wax medallion, circa 1750-1767
4 3/8 in. x 3 3/8 in. (111 mm x 86 mm) oval
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- Charles Townshend (1725-1767), Whig politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer. Sitter in 8 portraits.
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This wax medallion portrait, attributed to the leading wax profile artist, Isaac Gosset, dates to the years of Townshend's political ascendancy. More detailed information on this portrait is available in a National Portrait Gallery collection catalogue, John Kerslake's Early Georgian Portraits (1977, out of print).
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- Kerslake, John, Early Georgian Portraits, 1977, p. 279
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 621