London, South Kensington
7 - 8 July 2010
GERVASE SPENCER (BRITISH, C. 1715-1763)
A young lady, in blue dress with pink stomacher, pearl choker, blue ribbon in tied hair
oval, 1 5/8 in. (41 mm.) high, gilt-metal frame
Lady Sarah Spencer (1838-1919), and by descent to Albert Edward John, 7th Earl Spencer (1892-1975).
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Albert Edward John, 7th Earl Spencer (1892-1975), inventory Miniatures at Althorp, 1937, no. 145.
London, Burlington Fine Arts Club, Exhibition of Portrait Miniatures, 1889, case 32, no. 35 (lent by Lady Sarah Spencer).
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