Art UK has updated its cookies policy. By using this website you are agreeing to the use of cookies. To find out more read our updated Use of Cookies policy and our updated Privacy policy.

The Green Vase

Photo credit: Amgueddfa Cymru – National Museum Wales

How you can use this image

This image can be used for non-commercial research or private study purposes, and other UK exceptions to copyright permitted to users based in the United Kingdom under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, as amended and revised. Any other type of use will need to be cleared with the rights holder(s).

Review the copyright credit lines that are located underneath the image, as these indicate who manages the copyright (©) within the artwork, and the photographic rights within the image.

The collection that owns the artwork may have more information on their own website about permitted uses and image licensing options.

Review our guidance pages which explain how you can reuse images, how to credit an image and how to find images in the public domain or with a Creative Commons licence available.

Buy a print or image licence

If you like this artwork you can support the collection by purchasing a reproduction as a framed OR unframed art print. We offer a selection of professionally made frames that will make your purchase look great in your home, office or other preferred setting.

Need a digital version for your site or publication? You can purchase a digital licence from Art UK and download an electronic copy of this reproduction.


Add or edit a note on this artwork that only you can see. You can find notes again by going to the ‘Notes’ section of your account.

Born in New York State, Shannon moved to London in 1878 where he studied at the Royal College of Art. He enjoyed early success as a painter of society portraits, exhibiting at the Royal Academy from 1881. In 1886 he was a founder member of the New English Art Club. His ‘Flower-Girl’ was purchased by the Chantrey Bequest for the Tate Gallery in 1901.

National Museum Wales, National Museum Cardiff


late 19th C


oil on canvas


H 61 x W 40.8 cm

Accession number

NMW A 741

Acquisition method

bequeathed by James Pyke Thompson, 1898; transferred from the Cardiff Museum, 1912

Work type


Inscription description

Signed and Dated: Shannon (centre, bottom) On stretcher: NMW 64 98-205


You can help us tag artworks on Tagger. The tags above come from the public, and also from an image recognition project run by the Visual Geometry Group, University of Oxford.

National Museum Wales, National Museum Cardiff

Cathays Park, Cardiff (Caerdydd) CF10 3NP Wales

Not all locations are open to the public. Please contact the gallery or collection for more information
View venue