Which American figure of the past 150 years was the husband of an Irish painter, a society hostess for British politicians, was portrayed uniquely, and also likely had affairs with leading Irish Politicians Michael Collins and Kevin O’Higgins?

Answer: Hazel Lavery, later Lady Lavery. To cap off quite a remarkable and event-filled life, her image also graced Irish banknotes for much of the twentieth century.

Source: Fatal Influence- The Impact of Ireland on British Politics by Kevin Matthews

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