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Jack B. Yeats, R.H.A.

The Face of Victory

Artist's Resale Right

Estimate:

70,000 to - 100,000 GBP

Jack B. Yeats, R.H.A.

Jack B. Yeats, R.H.A.

The Face of Victory

The Face of Victory

Estimate:

70,000 to - 100,000 GBP

Lot sold:

100,800

GBP

Jack B. Yeats, R.H.A.

1871 - 1957

The Face of Victory


titled (on the reverse)

oil on board

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

framed: 42 by 54.5cm.; 16½ by 21½in.

Executed in 1949. 

The board appears to be sound and the work in very good overall condition with strong passages of impasto. Some spots of surface dirt and may benefit from a light clean. Under ultraviolet light there appear to be no signs of retouching. Held in a gilt wood frame with canvas inset. Please email charlie.minter@sothebys.com if you have any questions regarding the present work.


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The Artist, 1953
Waddington Galleries, London, from where acquired by the previous owner, December 1959, and thence by descent to the present owner
Hilary Pyle, Jack B Yeats, A Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, Andre Deutsch, London, 1992, Vol. II, no. 994, p. 898