SIMON JACQUES ROCHARD (FRENCH 1788 – 1872)
A pair of portrait miniatures of an Officer and a Lady. He wearing black uniform with white facings, gold epaulettes, gold buttons and black stock; signed and dated Mai 1823. She wearing a white dress with a striped multi-coloured shawl, gold chain with gem set quatrefoil pendant, gold earrings and floral headband in her upswept curled dark brown hair; signed and dated Janvier 1824.
Gilt metal mounts in rectangular gilt metal frames
Rectangular, 84mm high
Together with an Exhibition letter from The Society of British Artists inscribed, ‘For Mr S. Rochard Esq./ 131/ New Bond Street’ dated 5th July 1824 stating that the present miniatures would be exhibited until 10th July 1824.
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