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Yeats, Jack Butlerlocked

RHA; LLD (Hon.) Dublin; DLitt (Hon.) National University of Ireland

Born y s of late J. B. Yeats, RHA, and Susan Pollexfen; m Mary Cottenham White (d 1947); died 28 March 1957

Officier de la Légion d’Honneur; Irish painter; Governor and Guardian National Gallery of Ireland


privately in Sligo


Represented in Municipal Gallery, Dublin, Cork, Waterford and Limerick Municipal Galleries, Tate Gallery, City of Birmingham Art Gall., Aberdeen Art Gall.; Museum of Art, Cleveland, O; Toledo (USA) Museum of Art; Phillip’s Gall., Washington; Mus. of Fine Arts, Boston, USA; Temple Newsam Gall., Leeds; Aberdeen; Tel-aviv Museum of Art; Contemporary Art Society; Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris; Loan Exhibition of 34 paintings, National Gallery, 1942; National Loan Exhibition of 179 paintings, Dublin, 1945; Loan Exhibition of 19 paintings, Edinburgh, in Soc. of Scottish Artists’ Annual Exhibition, shown with 7 paintings by father, late John Butler Yeats, RHA, 1946; Loan Exhibition of 80 paintings, Tate Gallery, 1948; Loan Exhibition of 36 paintings at: Inst. of Contemporary Art, Boston, Phillips Gallery, Washington, DC, De Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, Colorado Springs Fine Art Center, Toronto Art Gallery, all 1951; Detroit Inst. of Fine Arts, National Gallery, New York 1952; Loan Exhibition of 39 Paintings, Galerie Beaux-Arts, Paris, 1954; 22 Paintings, Belfast, 1956


The Broadsheet, monthly, 1902–1903; The Broadside, monthly, 1908–1915; Life in the West of Ireland, 1912; Sligo, 1930; Sailing, Sailing Swiftly, 1933; Apparitions, 1933; The Amaranthers, 1936; The Charmed Life, 1938; Ah Well, 1942; La, La Noo, 1943; And to You Also, 1944; The Careless Flower, 1947; plays: Harlequin’s Positions, produced Dublin, 1939; La, La Noo, Dublin, 1942; In Sand, Dublin, 1949, etc


United Arts, University (Dublin)


18 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin