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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