François Théodore Rochard (French, 1798-1858)
A Lady, seated on a red upholstered chair before a Classical column, wearing rose pink dress with white lace cuffs and trim to her décolleté, a fine gold chain held at her corsage with a brooch, black gauze shawl over her right arm and ermine-trimmed black stole over her left, her brown hair centrally parted and curled into ringlets.
Signed on the reverse and dated painted by F. Rochard/ 20 Foley place/ 1822, carved gilt-wood frame with ormolu slip.
Rectangular, 110mm (4 5/16in) high
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