05 Works, RELIGIOUS ART – Interpretations of the Bible! With Footnotes – # 43

Byam Shaw, (1872–1919)
Jezebel, c. 19th century

Russell-Cote Art Gallery and Museum, Bournemouth, England

John Byam Liston Shaw (13 November 1872–26 January 1919), commonly known as Byam Shaw, was a British painter, illustrator, designer and teacher. Born in Madras, Byam Shaw’s father John was the registrar of the High Court at Madras. The family returned to England in 1878. Baymam showed early artistic promise, and in 1887 he entered the St John’s Wood Art School. From 1890, Shaw studied at the Royal Academy Schools where he won the Armitage Prize in 1892…

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Author: zaidangallery

I search Art History for Beautiful works that may, or may not, have a secondary or unexpected story to tell. I then write short summaries that grow from my research. Art work is so much more when its secrets are exposed

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