A superb portrait miniature of an unknown Major General

SAMPSON TOWGOOD ROCHE (1759-1847)

A superb portrait miniature of an unknown Major General

1801 United Kingdom

Offered by Ellison Fine Art

£5,500 gbp
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Wearing red coat with blue facings and epaulette

Roch was born deaf and dumb, but fortunately showed an aptitude for art and was sent to Dublin to study He lived in Grafton Street, Dublin 1789-92 and then moved to Bath, where he had a flouishing practice and was patronised by the Royal family.
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Daphne Foskett, Collecting Miniatures, illustrated page 234 plate 56E
Dimensions
Height 3.00 cm (1.18 inches)
Stock Code
4489
Medium
watercolour on ivory
Signed/Inscribed
Signed on the obverse and dated 1801
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