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The Green Vase

SHANNON, Sir James Jebusa (1862 - 1923)

The Green Vase

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.

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