Claude A. Shepperson
Claude Allin Shepperson (1867-1921) was a British artist who worked widely as a painter, book illustrator, etcher, and lithographer. His work is characterized by a distinct elegance and his figures invariably display an air of aristocratic refinement. He completed a tour of duty as a war artisAfter Shepperson's untimely death from pneumonia and pleurisy, his plates were printed under the direction of his executors until the intended editions of 75 impressions of each were completed. A monogram ‘CS' was stamped by the artist's executors on all such proofs. The plates were then destroyed.