Mrs. Asquith
Possibly 1908

Philip Alexius de Laszlo
British portrait painter, 1869-1937

Margot Asquith

Emma (Margot), Countess of Oxford and Asquith
National Portrait Gallery, London 
54.9 x 39.7 cm (21 5/8  x 15 5/8 in.)
 Jpg: Friend of the JSS Gallery

Margot Asquith (nee' Tennant) 1864 to 1945, wife of Herbert Henry Asquith, the one-time Prime Minster of England between 1909 and 1916. She was a member of "The Souls," an important literary and aesthetic group in England.

Sargent also drew her children and again herself later:

Anthony Asquith 
c. 1908
(son to Margot)

Elizabeth Asquith
(daughter to Margot)

Special thanks to Matt Davies, of Kansas City, a friend of the JSS Gallery, for sending me notes regarding this image. 


Created 7/11/02