Color image of an oil painting featuring John Shaw Billings that was painted by Cecilia Beaux. Image caption on page 30 of the book US National Library of Medicine: "In recognition of John Shaw Billings' public service, 260 physicians of the United States and Great Britain presented this portrait of Billings to the library at a testimonial banquet in Philadelphia on November 30, 1895. It was painted by Cecilia Beaux. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Beaux won many honors throughout her long career. She studied in Philadelphia under William Sartain and Thomas Eakins, and in Paris in the Julien and Lazar schools. She painted, among other notables of the day, Henry James, the American-born British writer; Georges Benjamin Clemenceau, the French politician, physician, and journalist; and Désiré-Félicien-François-Joseph Mercier, a Belgian cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and a noted scholar. Courtesy of Stephen J. Greenberg"
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