A pair of portraits of husband and wife
A pair of portraits of husband and wife
A pair of portraits of husband and wife
A pair of portraits of husband and wife

GERVASE SPENCER (died 1763)

A pair of portraits of husband and wife

1754 United Kingdom

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, set in the original frames with pearl borders, both with old collector's labels on the reverse stating that the miniatures were once in the collection of someone with the initials of JJ and they appeared at Sotheby's in 1933

It is likely that this pair was commissioned to commemorate the sitter's marriage in or around 1754.
Minor loss of paint in ladies hair and small scratch to the right hand border.
Collection JJ: Sotheby's 15 September, 1933
Comerford Collection at the Irish Architectural Archives in Dublin, in 2009.
The Comerford Collection: Portrait Miniatures (Dublin, privately published, 2009), pp. 7, 20 (#43a) 21 (#43b)
Dimensions
Height 4.80 cm (1.89 inches)
Stock Code
4533
Medium
watercolour on ivory
Signed/Inscribed
Signed with initials on the obverse and dated 1754
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