Until 1964, Roché
three studios at the same time; one at his home in Connecticut, a large studio by Central
Park, N.Y.C., and a studio room in a mansion in the Georgetown section of Washington, D.C.
1964, he left New York and moved his home and studio to a 200-acre,
18th century farm in New Hampshire. In 1965 he opened his beautiful new
studio which had been transformed from the old
carriage house. At this time he quietly withdrew from the public at large and concentrated
on his private clientele, nationally and internationally. His works
include portraits of such notable people as President Harry S
Truman, Eleanor Roosevelt, among others.
spent the next fourteen years doing his own
paintings and varied commissions. The farm and studio were featured in many publications
and were quite well known.