A Gentleman called Thomas Vigor
A Gentleman called Thomas Vigor
A Gentleman called Thomas Vigor

Attributed to SAMPSON TOWGOOD ROCHE (1759-1847)

A Gentleman called Thomas Vigor

c. 1770 United Kingdom

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With powdered hair, wearing a blue coat, white waistcoat and tied cravat, set in the original fold frame with locks of blonde hair within the gold mounted border, the reverse with gold monogram TV on plaited hair

The sitter is depicted wearing a powdered wig so the presence of the locks of hair around the portrait serve to indicate to the recipient the true colour of his hair

Thomas was born in 1713 and married Elizabeth Noakes in Sussex in 174, he died 1785
Light dust under the glass, scratch at 7 o'cock running from border up to lapel.
Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009.
Dimensions
Height 3.80 cm (1.50 inches)
Stock Code
4571
Medium
watercolour on ivory
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