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Simon Jacques Rochard (1788-1872), Miniature painter

Artist associated with 11 portraits
Parisian-born Rochard studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts where he was taught miniature painting by J.B.J. Augustin. He moved to Brussels where he was commissioned to produce a miniature of the Duke of Wellington for the King of Spain shortly before the battle of Waterloo. He painted other officers and society members. Rochard soon afterwards moved to London, where he established a highly lucrative miniature portrait practice among the aristocracy. He exhibited at the Royal Academy, the British Institution, the Society of British Artists, and at the New Watercolour Society from 1816 to 1845. In 1846, Rochard settled in Brussels, where he continued to work for the rest of his life.

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Charles Lennox, 4th Duke of Richmond and Lennox

attributed to Simon Jacques Rochard
watercolour and bodycolour on ivory, circa 1815
NPG 4943

6454

George Eden, Earl of Auckland

by Simon Jacques Rochard
watercolour and pencil, 1835
NPG 6454

6455

Emily Eden

by Simon Jacques Rochard
watercolour and pencil, August 1835
NPG 6455

6456

Frances Eden

by Simon Jacques Rochard
watercolour and pencil, 1835
NPG 6456

D10559

Sir Gregor Macgregor

by Samuel William Reynolds, after Simon Jacques Rochard
mezzotint, circa 1820-1835
NPG D10559

D17411

James William Caulfeild

by Henry Bone, after Simon Jacques Rochard
pen and ink, 1823 (1823)
NPG D17411

D8410

George Nugent Grenville, Baron Nugent

by Benjamin Phelps Gibbon, after Simon Jacques Rochard
line engraving, circa 1825-1850
NPG D8410

D22041

Sarah Garay Copley (née Brunsden), Lady Lyndhurst

by Richard James Lane, after Simon Jacques Rochard
lithograph, 1829
NPG D22041

D21493

Elizabeth Rosamond Stanley (née Ward) when Mrs Stanhope

by Charles Theodosius Heath, after François Theodore Rochard, or after Simon Jacques Rochard
stipple engraving, published 1832
NPG D21493

D21494

Elizabeth Rosamond Stanley (née Ward) when Mrs Stanhope

by Charles Theodosius Heath, after François Theodore Rochard, or after Simon Jacques Rochard
stipple engraving, published 1832
NPG D21494

D21495

Elizabeth Rosamond Stanley (née Ward) when Mrs Stanhope

by Charles Theodosius Heath, after François Theodore Rochard, or after Simon Jacques Rochard
stipple engraving, published 1832
NPG D21495