Jack B Yeats’s words and colours jostle at rare book sale
De Burca Rare Books hosts over 70 titles written and/or illustrated by the artist best known for paintings
Currently online, De Burca Rare Books’ Jack B Yeats Collection offers 70 titles written by and/or illustrated by the master, dating from 1899-1971, plus exhibition catalogues and autobiographies.
Aged 25 in 1896, Yeats’s wisdom was already having a profound influence on Irish literature. That year, he met the poverty-stricken JM Synge in Paris and advised him, “Give up Paris . . . Go to the Aran islands, live there as if you were one...
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Fine Arts: Dolan’s first online auction is full of delights
Exquisite works of shimmer and shade by the likes of George ‘Æ’ Russell and Cecil Maguire take centre stage at Dolan’s timed online sale