John Byam Liston Shaw
British, 1872 - 1919
The Queen of Hearts
Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale commented that this painting was 'the first picture in which he sprang suddenly out
in his own extraordinarily brilliant and original style'. The model for the main figure was Evelyn Pyke-Nott, herself
an artist, who was engaged to Byam Shaw at this time and married him in 1899.
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