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

The Little One

Jack Butler Yeats, R.H.A. (1871-1957)
The Little One
signed 'JACK B YEATS' (lower right), and inscribed 'THE LITTLE ONE' (on the reverse)
oil on panel
9½ x 14¼ in. (24.1 x 36.2 cm.)
Painted in 1944.
Purchased by Stephen O'Mara at the 1944 exhibition, and by descent to the present owner.
H. Pyle, Jack B. Yeats: A Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil Paintings, Volume II, London, 1992, p. 559, no. 613, illustrated, as 'The Young One/The Little One'.
Limerick, Goodwin Galleries, Limerick City First Annual Exhibition of Fine Art, March 1944, no. 46.
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Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.

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Hilary Pyle writes about the present work, 'A cream-coloured colt with dark mane and tail is being encouraged to run by a boy in the background, who waves his wide-brimmed hat at it' (loc. cit.).

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