Shannon, Sir James Jebusa

Shannon, Sir James Jebusa, 1862–1923, English portrait and figure painter, b. Auburn, N.Y. To study art he moved (1878) to London, where he won recognition from English society and became one of England's foremost and successful portraitists. His work is well concieved, with good technique and color. Among his paintings are Fairy Tales (1895 Metropolitan Mus.), Miss Kitty (1897 Carnegie Mus. of Art), Magnolia (1899 Metropolitan Mus.), The Flower Girl (1900 Tate Gallery), and Girl in Brown (1907 Corcoran Gallery)

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