sir james jebusa shannon r.a. (1862-1923)

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James Jebusa Shannon was from an Irish-American family. At the age of 16 he went to England, where he studied for three years at the South Kensington School under Sir Edward James Poynter, and while he was in London he won a gold medal. He first became known after his Portrait of Miss Horatia Slopford, shown at the Royal Academy in 1881. He had intended to return to America, but as a result of ...

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