Louisa Sophia Clayton, wife of John Lloyd Clayton Esq., R.N., third son of Sir William Clayton, Bart, of Marden Park, Surrey, half-length, seated in a red velvet dress, a country house beyond by Sir Thomas Lawrence (auctioned by Christie's)

Her article in thepeerage is here.

Lady Louisa's dress has the plunging neckline Lawrence preferred, filled in by the ruffled top of her chemise.

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