8
8
John Butler Yeats
SKETCHES OF FAMILY LIFE
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT
8
John Butler Yeats
SKETCHES OF FAMILY LIFE
Estimate
5,0007,000
LOT SOLD. 8,750 GBP
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

Yeats: The Family Collection

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John Butler Yeats
1839-1922
SKETCHES OF FAMILY LIFE
including depictions of W.B. Yeats as a baby and child; W.B Yeats and Lily Yeats together; another of Jack Yeats and Susan Yeats; the children listening to a story from their mother titled Winter; an unfinished watercolour of Susan and one of the daughters
Quantity: 8
variously inscribed
variously pencil, watercolour, pen and ink and wash
largest 19.5 by 21cm., 7¾ by 8¼in.
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Literature

William M. Murphy, Family Secrets, William Butler Yeats and his Relatives, Syracuse University Press, New York, 1995, fig.12, p.30 (WBY seated at desk);
William M. Murphy, Prodigal Father: The Life of John Butler Yeats, Cornelll University Press, Ithaca and London, 1978, illustrated p.46 (WBY as a Baby);
William M. Murphy, The Yeats Family and the Pollexfens of Sligo, Dolmen Press, Dublin, 1971, illustrated no.4 (WBY as a Baby);
R. F. Foster, W. B. Yeats, A Life, Oxford University Press, 1998, illustrated pl.1, p.161 (WBY as a Baby)

Yeats: The Family Collection

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London