American Artist: Harry Valentine Shellard
Wealthy American Lady of the Early Twentieth Century
by Harry Valentine Shellard (1877-1958)
watercolor on ivory; housed in a gilt metal pendant frame
Harry Shellard was born in London and emigrated to New York City in 1907, at the age of 29. He lived and worked in Manhattan until 1930, when he relocated to Morristown, New Jersey. In 1935, at the age of 57, he returned to England, where he lived for the remainder of his life.