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.