Cyprien Katsaris: Schumann, Kinderszenen, Op. 15

0:09– From foreign Lands and People 2:11– Curious Story 3:09– Catch me if you can 3:38– Entreating Child 4:25– Perfect Happiness 5:48– An Important Event 6:40– Dreaming 9:33– By the Fireside 10:19– Knight of the Rocking-Horse 10:53– Almost too serious 12:40– Frightening 14:08– Child falling asleep 16:32– The Poet Speaks Hat Tip Many thanks to…

James Jebusa Shannon: The Flower Girl (1900)

“Painted while the artist and his family were on holiday at Eastbourne in 1900. The woman was a flower girl whom they met regularly every morning on their way down to the beach; she consented to sit to Shannon in her ordinary working clothes and is shown nursing her baby. The artist’s daughter Kitty (op….

James Jebusa Shannon: Jungle Tales (Contes de la Jungle) 1895

Who Is James Jebusa Shannon? James Jebusa Shannon was born in the United States and moved to England in 1878 where he trained at South Kensington. According to ArtUK, “Shannon enjoyed early success and, under the influence of Sargent, developed a bravura portrait style which made him one of the most sought after society portraitists…