From the Estate of the Artist
Buy with confidence: our assurance to you
We have built up a strong reputation for the quality of the paintings, drawings and sculpture that we curate, exhibit and sell. Our professional associations with bodies such as The British Antique Dealers’ Association (BADA) and the Association of Art & Antique Dealers (LAPADA) are as a result of our reputation for integrity, our wide knowledge of fine arts and the high quality of our stock. Our business standards and expertise are reviewed regularly to adhere vigorously to enforced Codes. Our memberships and commitment to its Code of Conducts gives our buyers confidence when purchasing a work from us.
Condition reports and certificates of authenticity vary in their nature by artwork, for more information on your pieces of interest, please enquire with the gallery.
We take pride in the attention we give to our images of the artworks for purchase and invest in these to ensure outputs are aligned as closely as possible to the item in reality. We do not apply filters or modify images, we provide high-quality images to reflect the high quality of our artworks.
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The Trinity House promise to you
Shipping and packaging
Shipping and packaging requirements are assessed per piece to ensure the most suitable protection for the artwork. Trinity House will therefore call following purchase to agree the recommendations and costs.
Our After Sales services
We offer the following services which we will be happy to discuss with you following your purchase, alternatively, you can enquire for more information.
We offer insurance appraisals to protect your prised artwork and help you find the right cover and policy for you.
We are able to advise on framing and have access to every type and style to suit any artistic period or room setting.
The nature of the materials involved in a painting mean that on occasion some pieces are susceptible to movement and the effects of natural ageing. We are able to provide advice on practical measures to conserve the original condition of a piece and have relationships with restorers and framers to offer you a range of services to meet your needs.
Sir James Jebusa Shannon, was born in rural Auburn, New York and he spent his youth in Canada. In 1878, at the age of sixteen, he travelled alone to England, where he trained under Sir Edward John Poynter (1836-1919) at the South Kensington School of Art (now the Royal College of Art) until 1881. The first of his many international honours was a gold medal at the 1889 Paris Exposition Universelle. Over the course of his career he engaged a variety of styles, and exhibited widely at the Grosvenor Gallery, the New Gallery, the New English Art Club, and the London Royal Academy of Arts, where he was elected a full member in 1909.
Shannon was a founding member of the Royal Society of Portrait Painters where he was president from 1910 to 1923. His contributions to the arts were officially recognized when he received a knighthood from King George V in 1922, and his work is represented in major public and private collections throughout the United Kingdom and the United States, including Tate Britain, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Smithsonian American Art Museum, and The Royal Academy of Arts.