An officer with powdered hair en queue, circa 1785
An officer with powdered hair en queue, circa 1785
An officer with powdered hair en queue, circa 1785

Attributed to SAMPSON TOWGOOD ROCHE (1759-1847)

An officer with powdered hair en queue, circa 1785

c. 1785 Ireland

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Wearing a scarlet uniform with silver epaulette and silver lace, lace cravat
set in the original navette shaped gold frame with navette shaped gold bright-cut border within a blue glass surround set with two tiny gold star pellets, the reverse glazed to reveal modern card

Although not signed this miniature is painted very much in the manner of Sampson Towgood Roch
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Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009.
The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures (Dublin, privately published, 2009), pp 9, 37 (# 136)
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Height 4.50 cm (1.77 inches)
Stock Code
4630
Medium
watercolour on ivory
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