8 May 2008
Jack Butler Yeats, R.H.A. (1871-1957)
The Big Tree of Bunlahy: 'Here's a coach and we'll go into it', said the young man
signed 'JACK B YEATS' (lower right)
8¼ x 9¾ in. (21 x 24.7 cm.)
Executed in 1933.
with Dawson Gallery, Dublin.
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P. Colum, The Big Tree of Bunlahy, New York, 1933, p. 39, illustrated.
H. Pyle, The Different Worlds of Jack B. Yeats His Cartoons and Illustrations, Dublin, 1994, p. 196, no. 1428.
London, Leger Gallery, Group Show, 1934.
In 1933 Jack B. Yeats illustrated Padraic Colum's book of short stories The Big Tree of Bunlahy. Yeats illustrated the book with sixteen pictures, including the present work.
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