Portrait Madame Lenoir, 1764, Joseph Duplessis Siffred (Paris, Musée du Louvre). The lady represented is the mother of Alexandre Lenoir, founder of the Museum of French Monuments. The artist pays great attention to the rendering of materials such as satin blue dress trimmed with large white knots or marbled paper book.
Vice-Admiral Lord Hugh Seymour (1759 – 1801) was a senior British Royal Navy officer of the late 18th century, fifth son of Francis Seymour-Conway, 1st Marquess of Hertford. Known for being both a prominent society figure and a highly competent naval officer.Served during the American Revolutionary and French Revolutionary Wars and later in his career performed a period of shore duty on the Admiralty board. Descendant of Lady Katherine Grey, and collaterally, Jane Seymour.