Lot 360: After Sir Joshua Reynolds, Portrait of Charles
To be sold at our Fine Art & Antiques, Wine, Clothing & Textiles on 17th Mar 2016
After Sir Joshua Reynolds, Portrait of Charles James Fox 1749 - 1806, oil on canvas, 76 x 64cm Charles James Fox was born on 24 January 1749 and was the third son of Henry Fox, first Lord Holland and his wife Lady Caroline Lennox, daughter of the second Duke of Richmond. This made Fox the nephew of the third Duke of Richmond, a leading Rockingham Whig peer. Fox was educated at Eton and Hertford College, Oxford. His father exerted little control over Fox and encouraged him to be extravagant and dissolute. Fox lost vast sums at gambling, and in 1774 Lord Holland paid his son''s gambling debts at a cost of
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This lot was presented at at our Fine Art & Antiques, Wine, Clothing & Textiles on the 17th Mar 2016
Further Information about the sale:
Our catalogue is now online for our Fine Art and Antiques Sale to take place at Busby Salerooms on the 17th of March at 10:30am. We have over 500 lots including silver, jewellery, ceramics, clocks, furniture, paintings, drawings, Oriental Art, Vintage Clothing and Textiles to name but a few!