NPG Number
743
Mkey
2308
Sitter/Title
Charles James Fox
Qualifier
by
Artist(s)
KarlAntonHickel
Date made
1794
Medium
oil on canvas
Credit line
© National Portrait Gallery, London
charles james fox

2308

743

Charles James Fox

by

Karl Anton Hickel

1794

oil on canvas

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Although this picture was probably painted at Fox's country house, at St Anne's Hill, his buff-coloured waistcoat and blue coat and trousers here reflect the colours worn by the American revolutionaries. These colours became a sign of support for the Whigs.