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Jack Butler Yeats (1871-1957) Artist

Grave No: C 41 - 27646

Brief History:

Brother of William Butler Yeats, Jack B. Yeats became an internationally renowned artist in his own right.
First Irish artist to hold exhibitions at the Tate and National Galleries in London.
Some of his most celebrated paintings reflected the turbulent times of early 20th century Ireland, such as The Liffey Swim, Bachelor's Walk and Grief.
He also wrote a number of short poems, prose works and plays during his life such as, Sligo, Sailing Swiftly, The Charmed Life, Apparitions, La La Noo and in Sand.
In 1945, he received his first formal tribute when 180 of his paintings appeared at the National Loan Exhibition.
His final paintings included Entrance of a Lady with Attendants, Out of the Mountainside and Sleep Sound.

Description of Monument:

Limestone headstone, base and cover slab.

Directions to Grave:

Walk 14 metres along Neville's Walk via the Hawthorn Walk. Turn left at a Hunt grave on the road edge on you left hand side. Walk 17 metres along the small pathway and the Yeats grave is on your right beside a Healy white marble headstone.

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