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