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Reid, Eleanor


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Eleanor and Frederick B. Reid papers related to Jack B. Yeats

Identifier: MSS 0310
Abstract Irish painter and illustrator Jack B. Yeats was born August 29, 1871, in London, England. He was the son of John Butler Yeats, a successful portrait painter, and the younger brother of the distinguished Irish poet William Butler Yeats. Until about 1910 Yeats worked mainly as an illustrator and with watercolors; then he began to focus on oil painting. His paintings contributed to the upsurge of nationalist feeling in the arts that followed the winning of Irish independence. Thirty-nine...
Dates: 1944-1957