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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 1749

A young gentleman, in blue coat, gold-embroidered white waistcoat, white lace cravat, powdered wig en queue.  Signed with initials and dated 'G S. 1749' (mid-right), on ivory.  Oval, 1 11/16 in. high, gold frame with jasper reverse.  Christies, 9 December 2008, Lot 201.

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