Henry Guillaume Schlesinger
Henry Guillaume Schlesinger was a painter of genre scenes and of portraits. He was born in Frankfurt-am-Mainz on 6 August 1814, naturalised to France and died in Neuilly on 21 February 1893. He became a pupil of the Academy of Vienna and exhibited at the Salon from 1840 to 1889. Schlesinger won a third class medal in 1840 and a second class medal in 1847, he became a knight of the Legion of Honour and also a member of the Society of French Artists. The museum of Vienna holds a work by him and at Versailles is a picture titled “Portrait of Mahmound Khan II”.