James Jebusa Shannon- Self Portrait

James Jebusa Shannon

Sir James Jebusa Shannon was an American-British painter.

He was born in New York City, spent some time in Canada as a boy and moved to England at the age of 16 where he studied painting, eventually joining the Royal Academy and becoming an important portrait painter in London.

He gave up his US citizen in 1922 when he was knighted.

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