C.H. Shannon letter and drawing, 1897.


C.H. Shannon letter and drawing, 1897.

The collection consists of two items: letter from Shannon to Dear Sir, 23 Dec. 1897, concerning bookplate design. Also, pen drawing by Shannon, undated, of two monarchs greeting in private; on verso is a pen drawing by Charles Ricketts, captioned Porto Venere, of boats and buildings, subsequently crossed out.

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Shannon, Charles Hazelwood, 1863-1937

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Charles Hazelwood Shannon was an English painter and lithographer. He met his partner, Charle Ricketts, at London's City and Guilds Technical Art School, where he studied wood engraving. In addition to contributing to their shared projects, including printing, Shannon worked in lithography, woodcutting, and painting. His greatest influences were the Old Masters; although he was aware of contemporary art movements, he preferred to work with classical style and themes. From the descrip...

Ricketts, Charles S., 1866-1931

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Ricketts designed this poster for Harley Granville-Barker's adaption of Hardy's play at the Kingsway Theatre in London (25 November 1914 - 7 January 1915). This is one of fifty proofs before lettering which were sold at the theatre; proceeds from the sale went to benefit the Soldier's Cigarette Fund. From the description of [The dynasts] [graphic] / CR [monogram]. [1914] (Boston Athenaeum). WorldCat record id: 47248729 Epithet: artist and art collector; alias Jean Paul Raymo...