1898 Pauline Astor by John Singer Sargent (Huntington Library, San Marino California)

She was the son of John Jacob Astor III who moved to England and set up a branch of the Astors in the UK.

1898 Pauline Astor by John Singer Sargent (Huntington Library, San Marino California)

Just a hint of her shallow vee waistline shows in this 1898 Sargent portrait of Pauline, a member of the expatriate American Astor family.

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