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

Miniature Portrait of an unknown Gentleman

Painted by the artist Gervase Spencer (1715?-1763)
Signed on the front GS 1752

A Gentleman, wearing dark red coat, matching waistcoat, frilled chemise and black stock, his hair powdered and worn, en queue tied with a black ribbon.  Signed on the obverse and dated, G S/ 1752, gilt-metal frame.  Oval, 28mm high.  Bonhams 23 May 2007, Lot 41.

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