Olga's Gallery

John Singer Sargent

Lady Astor.

1909. Oil on canvas. Private collection. Read Note.

John Singer Sargent. Lady Astor.

Lady Astor - Nancy Witcher Langhorne Astor, Viscountess (1879-1964) American-born British politician, born in Danville, Virginia. Wife of William Waldorf Astor, 2nd Viscount Astor (1879-1952) she succeeded her husband as Conservative Member Parliament for Plymouth in 1919, and was the first woman to take seat in the House of Commons