A superb portrait miniature of an unknown Major General

Artist/Maker SAMPSON TOWGOOD ROCHE (1759-1847)
Dimensions 7.00cm high   
Description 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.
Literature Daphne Foskett, Collecting Miniatures, p. 234 plate 56E
Signed Signed on the obverse and dated 1801
Medium watercolour on ivory
Condition Good
Ref No. 4489
Price £3500.00
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