22 May 2001
SAMPSON TOWGOOD ROCH (1759-1847)
A young gentleman, facing left in charcoal grey coat and black waistcoat, frilled white muslin cravat, short curly brown hair
signed and dated 'S. Roch 1811' (lower left) and in full on the backing paper, in pencil 'S. Roch Miniature Painter Bath July 1811 -'
oval, 2¾ in. (69 mm.) high, silver-gilt frame
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For a similar miniature dated 1805, see R. Bayne-Powell, Catalogue of Miniatures in the Holburne Museum and Crafts Study Centre, Bath, Bath, n. d., p. 58, no. 178.
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