James Jebusa Shannon (1862-1923), Part Iby Matthew Innis |
. . . the truth of the matter is there are many artists for whom it is shocking that they are not more commonly known. A case in point is James Jebusa Shannon, a portrait painter at the turn of the 20th century who not only commanded prices equivalent today to $100,000 USD per picture, but who also had a two-year waiting list for commissions . . .