ROCHARD Simon-Jacques (1798-1858), PORTRAIT OF C. W. LAMBTON, AFTER THOMAS LAWRENCE, 1825

TECHNIQUE: Watercolor and gouache on ivory, protected under a convex glass

ARSTIST: ROCHARD Simon-Jacques (1798-1858)

SIGNED:

FRAME : Original luxurious reverbère frame, in blue enamel and gilded bronze. Stamp collection Boin Taburet

PORTRAIT SIZE: 9,4x7,5cm

FRAME SIZE: 12x10cm

DESCRIPTION :

Miniature painted by Simon Rochard (1798-1858), "The red boy" popular name of a portrait made in 1825 by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769-1830). It was originally titled Master Lambton and represents Charles Williams Lambton, the eldest son of John Lambton (later created the Earl of Durham).

Rochard in his miniature refocuses the composition on the face of the little boy.

Provenance: collection of the goldsmith Boin-Taburet.  All the miniatures of this famous collection had been inspired by the creation of beautiful enamels reverbère frames, here preserved with its label on the back .


CONDITION: Good condition of origin, slight relief in the dark parts due to gum Arabic.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Bénézit, Lespinasse, Blattel, Schidlof, Darmon, Foster, Thième et Becker, Lemoine Bouchard, Bernd Pappe.

PRICE: 2400€