Shannon, Sir James Jebusa

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Sir James Jebusa Shannon, 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)