14 October 1998
GERVASE SPENCER (d. 1763)
A young Gentleman, facing right in blue velvet coat and frilled cravat, powdered wig en queue
signed with initials and dated 'G S 1757' (lower right)
enamel on copper
oval, 1¼ in. (32 mm.) high, silver-gilt filigree frame with plaited hair reverse
de la Hey; Sotheby's, London, 27 May 1968, lot 73 (£320 to Rappolt).
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B. Long, British Miniaturists, London, 1929, p. 417.
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