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Yeats: The Family Collection

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Sherril Schell
1877 - 1964
THREE PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAITS OF W.B. YEATS
All half-length, facing forward, one with his hand on a book and the other two both with his hand to his face but with his head tilted at different angles, all from the same session in a suit with a cravat, platinum prints, each c.237 x 193mm, mounted (mount size c.255 mm), signed in pencil on the mount by the photographer, photographer's stamp on the reverse of the mounts, one with later ownership inscription of Michael Yeats, [c.1903]
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An attractive series of high-quality photographs of Yeats in his late 30s. The photographer, Sherril Schell, was an American who was based in London for the first decade of the twentieth century with a studio in Victoria. He took many portraits of literary and public figures, including a famous series of images of Rupert Brooke.

Yeats: The Family Collection

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London