Miniature portrait of an unknown Gentleman painted by the artist Gervase Spencer 1715?-1763 painter based in London

Miniature Portrait of an unknown Soldier

Painted by the artist Gervase Spencer (1715?-1763)
Signed on the front GS 1751

An infantry officer in scarlet coat and white lapels edged with gold.  Signed with initials and dated 'G.S. 1751', gilt-metal frame with reeded border in fitted fishskin case.  Oval, 40 mm high.  Christies 5 September 2006, Lot 49.

 

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