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Yeats, Jack Butler

Born: 1871 AD
Died: 1957 AD
Nationality: Irish
Categories: Painters

1871- Born on August 29

-The major Irish painter of the early 20th century,
– The brother of the poet William Butler Yeats and the son of the Irish portrait painter John Butler Yeats

-He wrote several books and plays, his reputation rests primarily on his oil paintings, watercolors, and illustrations.

-His early works are black-and-white illustration representing country and urban life.

-His oil paintings, unlike his graphics, were executed in loose, expressionistic style that recalls Pierre Bonnard and James Ensor.

-Men of Destiny (painting)
(National Gallery of Art, Dublin)

1957- Died on March 28