An unknown Gentleman
An unknown Gentleman
An unknown Gentleman
An unknown Gentleman

SAMPSON TOWGOOD ROCHE (1759-1847)

An unknown Gentleman

1788 United Kingdom

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£2,200 gbp
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Three quarter length with his right hand tucked into his waistcoat
set in the original gold frame with locks of the sitter's hair arranged in the form of sheaves of wheat with gold filagree and seed pearls
Light dust under the glass.
Property of a European Lady; Christie's, London, 21 April 1988
Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009.
Paul Caffrey, John Comerford and the Portrait Miniature in Ireland c. 1620-1850, at the Kilkenny Archaeological Society, 1999, p. 32 Number 58, illustrated in colour p. 39

The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures (Dublin, privately published, 2009), pp 8, 33 (# 113).
Dimensions
Height 7.50 cm (2.95 inches)
Stock Code
4605
Medium
watercolour on ivory
Signed/Inscribed
Signed on the obverse and dated 1788
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