Charles Haslewood Shannon
(1865 - 1937)
Charles Haslewood Shannon was active/lived in England. Charles Shannon is known for realist and ethereal figure painting, lithographs.
Biography Charles Haslewood Shannon
Charles Hazelwood Shannon was born in London on April 26, 1865 and was trained as a wood-engraver at the City and Guilds Technical Art School in Lambeth, London. There he met the painter and designer Charles Ricketts. In 1888 they moved into Whistler's house, The Vale, in Chelsea.
Shannon was particularly concerned with experimenting with lithographic techniques and woodcut illustrations. Influenced by A. H. Mackmurdo and William Morris, he and Ricketts set up a small printing press, producing art journals and books, including their own magazine The Dial and Oscar Wilde's A House of Pomegranates (1891) and The Sphinx (1894): Wilde called Shannon the 'Orchid' because of his effete and mannered disposi
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