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Jack B Yeats oil painting to lead sale at Morgan O'Driscoll's

A second masterwork is by artist Paul Henry

29th November, 2015
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Business by Jack B Yeats

A glorious oil by Jack B Yeats leads Morgan O’Driscoll’s Dublin sale this week. Consigned too late for the printed catalogue, Business dates from 1949, two years after the death of his wife Cottie, when he expressed nostalgia for simpler times by using bright, optimistic colours. It shows two figures at a table covered with papers, one scrutinizing a large volume – could Yeats be recalling his days with Cuala Press? Measuring 46 x 61cm,...

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