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Charles Churchill

(1731-1764), Satirist

Early Georgian Portraits Catalogue Entry

Sitter in 8 portraits
Satirist; author of The Rosciad, 1761, a satire on contemporary actors (only David Garrick escaped his vitriol). Churchill's other targets included the Prime Minister, Lord Bute, the author, Tobias Smollett and the artist, William Hogarth. He died young on his way to visit his friend, John Wilkes, who was then living in exile in Paris.

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Charles Churchill, by J.S.C. Schaak - NPG 162

Charles Churchill

by J.S.C. Schaak
oil on canvas, feigned oval, circa 1763-1764
NPG 162

'The Times', Plate 1, by William Hogarth - NPG D21366

'The Times', Plate 1

by William Hogarth
etching and engraving, published 1762
NPG D21366

Charles Churchill ('The Bruiser'), by and published by William Hogarth - NPG D47438

Charles Churchill ('The Bruiser')

by and published by William Hogarth
line engraving, published 1 August 1763
NPG D47438

Charles Churchill, by May Morris, after  J.S.C. Schaak - NPG D13927

Charles Churchill

by May Morris, after J.S.C. Schaak
etching, (circa 1763-1764)
NPG D13927

'The Bruiser' (Charles Churchill), by and published by William Hogarth - NPG D15099

'The Bruiser' (Charles Churchill)

by and published by William Hogarth
etching, published 1 August 1763
NPG D15099

Charles Churchill, by Thomas Burford, after  J.S.C. Schaak - NPG D33251

Charles Churchill

by Thomas Burford, after J.S.C. Schaak
mezzotint, published 1 January 1765
NPG D33251

Charles Churchill, by Thomas Burford, after  J.S.C. Schaak - NPG D1446

Charles Churchill

by Thomas Burford, after J.S.C. Schaak
mezzotint, published 28 February 1765
NPG D1446

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Charles Churchill

by and published by Thomas Burford, after J.S.C. Schaak
mezzotint, published 28 February 1765 (circa 1763-1764)
NPG D19018


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