DETAIL : John Singer SARGENT, The fountain, Villa Torlonia, Frascati, Italy 1907, The Art Institute of Chicago, American Art Collection DETAIL : John Singer SARGENT, Almina, daughter of Asher Wertheimer 1908, Tate, London, presented by the widow and family of Asher Wertheimer in accordance with his wishes in 1922
Charles SHANNON | The snow, Winter

SHANNON, Charles
England 1863 – United Kingdom 1937-03-18
The snow, Winter 1907
papermark "Van Gelder Zonen"
"a few trial proofs printed in blue and green" Published in "The Neolith", no.2, Feb 1908: unsigned 1907.
comp 21.0 (h) x 42.8 (w) cm
pencil l.l. "Charles Shannon / R73. The Snow, Winter (a Fan)"
Purchased 1977
NGA 1977.556

One of the strengths of Charles Shannon’s work was his sense of design, which led him to experiment with unusual shapes, including circular and fan-shaped lithographs. He designed and printed seven lithographic fans between 1906 and 1909, enjoying the compositional challenge they presented.

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