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Jack B. Yeats, R.H.A.

The Boat Builder

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Estimate:

70,000 - 100,000 GBP

Jack B. Yeats, R.H.A.

Jack B. Yeats, R.H.A.

The Boat Builder

The Boat Builder

Estimate:

70,000 - 100,000 GBP

Lot sold:

88,200

GBP

Jack B. Yeats, R.H.A.

1871 - 1957

The Boat Builder


signed JACK B YEATS (lower right)

oil on board

unframed: 23 by 35.5cm.; 9 by 14in.

framed: 43 by 56cm.; 17 by 22in.

Executed in 1923. 


The board appears sound and the work is in excellent overall condition. Under ultraviolet light there appear to be a few flecks of retouching near the centre of the sky and a few small flecks of retouchings in the sea in the centre of the composition. Held under glass in a gilt wood frame; unexamined out of the frame. Please email charlie.minter@sothebys.com if you have any questions regarding the present work.


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The Artist, from whom acquired by Alfred R. De Lury, University of Toronto, August 1923

D. B. De Lury, Toronto

Sale, Heffel Fine Art, Vancouver, 27 November 2003, lot 10

Sale, Adam's, Dublin, 26 September 2012, lot 30, where acquired by the present owner

Hilary Pyle, Jack B. Yeats - A Catalogue Raisonne of the Oil Paintings, Andre Deutsch, London, 1922, vol. I, no. 199, illustrated p. 174
Hilary Pyle, Jack B. Yeats - A Catalogue Raisonne of the Oil Paintings, Andre Deutsch, London, 1922, vol. III, no. 199, illustrated p. 85
Dublin, Stephen's Green Gallery, Jack B. Yeats: Drawings and Pictures of Life in the West of Ireland, April - May 1923, no. 5
Toronto, Toronto Art Gallery, Paintings by Homer Watson and a Collection of Paintings by Contemporary Irish Artists, October 1930, no. 44, illustrated