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Sir Philip Albert Gustave David Sassoon, 3rd Bt (1888-1939), Politician and connoisseur
Sitter in 30 portraits
Politician and connoisseur. Unionist MP for Hythe (1912-39); private secretary to Lord Haig (1915-18); Under-Secretary of State for Air (1924-9 and 1931-7). The restoration of Thornhill's Painted Hall at Greenwhich, was begun when Sassoon became First Commissioner for Works in 1937. He was Chairman of the Trustees of the National Gallery and a Trustee of the Tate Gallery, the Wallace Collection, and the British School at Rome.
by Lady Ottoline Morrell
vintage snapshot print, 1925
by Unknown photographer, for Keystone View Company
vintage print, 25 March 1934