Miniature Portrait of an unknown Gentleman
Painted by the artist Gervase Spencer (1715?-1763)
Signed on the front GS 1747
A Gentleman, wearing gold-edge Royal blue coat, white waistcoat, frilled chemise and powdered wig worn en queue. Signed on obverse with initials and dated GS/ 1747, gilt-metal frame (unglazed). Oval, 38mm high. Bonhams 21 Feb 2006, Lot 116.