Artist and miniature portrait painter who was based in London.
Dated as 1749 but may have been earlier as he looks younger than 34.
Cincinnati Art Museum. Accession No 1990.1690. Title SELF-PORTRAIT. Artist/Maker Gervase Spencer (English, b.Circa 1715, d.1763). Date 1749. Period 18th Century. Place England. Classification Portrait Miniature/Painting. Measurements 1 9/16 x 1 1/4 in. (4 x 3.2 cm). Medium watercolor on ivory. Signature/Marks signed and dated, on backing paper: Gervas Spencer / Pinxt / Marlbro Street / London / 1749. Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Fleischmann in memory of Julius Fleischmann. Copyright Credit Cincinnati Art Museum. www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org
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