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Charles Townshend

1 of 8 portraits of Charles Townshend

Charles Townshend, attributed to Isaac Gosset, circa 1750-1767 - NPG 1756 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Charles Townshend

attributed to Isaac Gosset
wax medallion, circa 1750-1767
4 3/8 in. x 3 3/8 in. (111 mm x 86 mm) oval
Purchased, 1915
Primary Collection
NPG 1756

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  • Isaac Gosset (1713-1799). Artist associated with 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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