(1806 - 1872)
James Hamilton Shegogue was active/lived in New York, Connecticut, South Carolina. James Shegogue is known for portrait, landscape, genre-military.
Biography James Shegogue
James Shegogue, of Northern Irish (Londonderry) descent, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, on February 22, 1806. Several works which he completed in Charleston suggest that he received professional training there. An oil miniature of one of the Shegogue family's household slaves is in the Robert P. Coggins Collection. The artist's self portrait was also executed when Shegogue lived in Charleston.
Apart from several trips to Europe, Shegogue lived in New York City from 1833 to 1862. He exhibited at the American Academy in 1833 and at the National Academy of Design nearly every year from 1834 to 1861. He was elected an Associate of the National Academy in 1841, a full member in 1843, and at various times served on the Academy
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