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Portrait miniature - Portrait miniature of a gentleman

Portrait miniature of a gentleman

  • Object:

    Portrait miniature

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1749 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Spencer, Gervase (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    painting on ivory

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case RMC, shelf 1, box L

Physical description

Portrait miniature on ivory of a gentleman

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1749 (made)


Spencer, Gervase (artist)

Materials and Techniques

painting on ivory

Marks and inscriptions

Signed and dated 1749


Height: 62 mm, Width: 43 mm

Descriptive line

Portrait miniature of a gentleman by Gervase Spencer. Great Britain, 1749

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Summary Catalogue of Miniatures in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Emmett Microform, 1981





Subjects depicted



Paintings; Portraits


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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