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The Green Vase
SHANNON, Sir James Jebusa (1862 - 1923)
Media: oil on canvas
Size: 61.0 x 40.8 cm
Acquired: 1898; Bequest; James Pyke Thompson
Accession Number: NMW A 741
Born in New York State, Shannon moved to London in 1878 where he studied at the Royal College of Art. He enjoyed early success as a painter of society portraits, exhibiting at the Royal Academy from 1881. In 1886 he was a founder member of the New English Art Club. His Flower-Girl was purchased by the Chantrey Bequest for the Tate Gallery in 1901.