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John Butler Yeats
W.B. YEATS READING IN THE GARDEN, BEDFORD PARK
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73
John Butler Yeats
W.B. YEATS READING IN THE GARDEN, BEDFORD PARK
Estimation
8 00012 000
Lot. Vendu 30,000 GBP (Prix d’adjudication avec commission acheteur)
ACCÉDER AU LOT

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Yeats: The Family Collection

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John Butler Yeats
1839-1922
W.B. YEATS READING IN THE GARDEN, BEDFORD PARK
inscription by Lily Yeats on a label attached to reverse: Portrait Sketch/ W. B. Yeats by his father/ J. B. Yeats painted in or about 1888-/89 in the garden 3 Blenheim Rd/ Bedford Park Chiswick London. in those days W.B.Y had a beard/ Lily Yeats
oil on canvas
46 by 61cm., 18 by 24in.
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Exposition

Dublin, National Gallery of Ireland, Paintings and Drawings by John Butler Yeats, 1972, no.98 

Description

'William Butler Yeats might seem as solitary as an eagle; but he had a nest. Wherever there is Ireland there is the family; and it counts for a great deal…. The intensity and individualism of genius itself could never wash out of the world’s memories the general impression of Willie and Lily and Lollie and Jack: names cast backwards and forwards in a unique sort of comedy of Irish wit, gossip, satire, family quarrels, and family pride.’

G. K. Chesterton quoted in W. Murphy, Prodigal Father: The Life of John Butler Yeats, 1978, p.207

Yeats: The Family Collection

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