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Half-length portrait of Charles James Fox (1749-1806): M.12-1996

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Half-length portrait of Charles James Fox (1749-1806)

Maker(s)

Wax modeller: Percy, Samuel

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Categories

Description

Half-length portrait of Charles James Fox (1749-1806). Wax, coloured flesh pink, red, brown and black. The sitter faces front with his head turned slightly towards the viewer's right. He wears a shirt, neck cloth, waistcoat, and a black jacket fastened by a button above his portly stomach. The background is marbled pale brown. In deep circular gilt-metal frame with glass top.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Edward Joseph Pyke

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1996) by Pyke, Edward Joseph

Dating

19th Century, Early#
George III
After 1803 CE - Before 1820 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Frame composed of gilt-metal Depth 7.5 cm Diameter 20.6 cm

Materials used in production

Wax

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.12-1996
Primary reference Number: 30393
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 21 March 2023 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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