Georgian portrait miniature of a nobleman, watercolour on ivory
Georgian portrait miniature of a nobleman, watercolour on ivory

GERVASE SPENCER (died 1763)

Georgian portrait miniature of a nobleman, watercolour on ivory

1745 United Kingdom

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£3,800 gbp
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wearing blue coat with elaborate silver frogging, a pink waistcoat trimmed with lace and a heart shaped cravat pin, holding a black tricorn hat under his left arm



It has not been possible to identify the sitter but the elaborate costume indicates a man of extreme wealth. Usually Spencer signs his miniatures and enamel portraits simply with the monogram GS, it is interesting to note the full name present here.
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Dimensions
Height 5.50 cm (2.17 inches)
Stock Code
5132
Medium
watercolour on ivory
Signed/Inscribed
Signed G. Spencer and dated on the obverse
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