Charles Hazelwood Shannon Biography
British realist painter, known for his portraits and nude subject paintings.
Shannon was born in Sleafrord, England in 1865 and initially studied wood-engraving. Later along with fellow artist Ricketts, formed an Art collection of Egyptian and Classical antiquities, as well as contemporary artists' works. In 1928 Shannon fell while hanging a picture, and became disabled. After this incident he could not paint any more.