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Jack B. Yeats, R.H.A.

The Beach Comber

Artist's Resale Right

Estimate:

15,000 - 25,000 GBP

Jack B. Yeats, R.H.A.

Jack B. Yeats, R.H.A.

The Beach Comber

The Beach Comber

Estimate:

15,000 - 25,000 GBP

Lot sold:

35,280

GBP

Jack B. Yeats, R.H.A.

1871 - 1957

The Beach Comber


signed JACK.B.YEATS (lower right)

watercolour with pencil on board

unframed: 26.5 by 37.5cm.; 10½ by 14¾in.

framed: 51 by 60.5cm.; 20 by 23¾in.

Executed in 1905. 

The work is executed on professional artist's watercolour board. Adhered to the mount with tape along each edge verso. The work appears in very good overall condition. A few small spots of foxing in the sky and possibly in the foreground. Possibly slightly discoloured in the sky. Held under glass in a gilt plaster frame with a cream mount.


The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Victor Waddington Galleries, Dublin, where acquired by a private collector in 1950
Trinity Gallery, London
John & Lorna Harbottle, Harrietsham, Kent, from where purchased by the parents of the present owner in January 1992 and thence by descent 
Hilary Pyle, Jack B. Yeats, His Watercolours, Drawings and Pastels, Irish Academic Press, Dublin, 1993, no. 544, p. 141
Dublin, Rotunda Rooms, Gaelic League Exhibition, 1905
Dublin, Leinster Hall, Pictures of Life in the West of Ireland, October 1905, no. 27 
Limerick, Industrial Exhibition, 1906