1738 Madame James Fremeaux (1720-1801) by-Jean Etienne Liotard (Musées d'Art et d'Histoire - Geneve Switzerland)

Pastelists.com shows her father was British consul in Smyrna (now Izmir) Turkey when she was born in Smyrna. She married James Fremeaux in 1736. Geni has a sketch about her here.

From bjws.blogspot.com/2012/08/women-by-jean-etienne-liotard-swiss.

Liotard made three portraits of Mme. Fremeaux, apparently in Smyrna (now Izmir), on Turkey's west coast. This shows a western (British, Mr. Fremeaux was from a Hugenot family forced from France by Louis XIV that went to the UK) beauty in Ottoman Turkish dress.

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