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    Sale 7579

    The Irish Sale

    8 May 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 96

    Jack Butler Yeats, R.H.A. (1871-1957)

    The Turfcutter's Donkey: At the foot of the tree stood a man in shining clothes

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Jack Butler Yeats, R.H.A. (1871-1957)
    The Turfcutter's Donkey: At the foot of the tree stood a man in shining clothes
    signed 'JACK B YEATS' (lower right)
    ink
    6¾ x 9½ in. (17.1 x 24.1 cm.)


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    Provenance

    with Waddington Galleries, London.


    Literature

    P. Lynch, The Turfcutter's Donkey, London, 1934, opp. p. 116, illustrated.
    H. Pyle, The Different Worlds of Jack B. Yeats His Cartoons and Illustrations, Dublin, 1994, p. 201, no. 1448, illustrated.


    Exhibited

    London, Waddington Galleries, Jack B. Yeats, 1973, no. 41.