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Sir James Jebusa Shannon (1862-1923), Painter

Sitter in 1 portrait
Artist associated with 5 portraits
Painter; born in the United States and moved to England in 1878 where he trained at South Kensington. Shannon enjoyed early success and, under the influence of Sargent, developed a bravura portrait style which made him one of the most sought after society portraitists of the Edwardian period; elected RA, 1909, and President of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters, 1910-23.

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Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall

by Henry John Hudson, after Sir James Jebusa Shannon
oil on canvas, (1890)
NPG 2170


Lily Elsie (Mrs Bullough)

by Sir James Jebusa Shannon
oil on canvas, circa 1916
NPG 4322


Sir James Jebusa Shannon

by Sir James Jebusa Shannon
oil on canvas, circa 1919
NPG 4412


Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall

by Charles William Sherborn, after Sir James Jebusa Shannon
etching, 1893
NPG D20774


Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall

by Charles William Sherborn, after Sir James Jebusa Shannon
etching, 1893
NPG D9842

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