by Simon Jacques Rochard
watercolour and pencil, 1835
14 in. x 10 1/4 in. (355 mm x 259 mm) corners diagonally cut
Bequeathed by Andrew Morton Drummond, 1999
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Sitterback to top
- Frances Eden (circa 1801-1849), Sister of the Earl of Auckland. Sitter in 1 portrait.
Artistback to top
- Simon Jacques Rochard (1788-1872), Miniature painter. Artist associated with 11 portraits.
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 193
Events of 1835back to top
Current affairsLord Melbourne, Whig, becomes Prime Minister following Peel's resignation. Melbourne's government took steps to suppress trade union activity, introducing legislation against 'illegal oaths', contributing to the failure of Robert Owen's Grand National Consolidated Trades' Union.
Art and scienceFelix Dujardin, the French biologist, reveals protoplasm.
Work on the enlargement and remodelling of Buckingham House to designs by the architect John Nash is completed, creating Buckingham Palace.