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28th November, 2014

At Adam’s, Jack B Yeats on a favourite theme sets the tone. Painted in 1948 when Yeats was 77, Sleep by Falling Water could very well be autobiographical – an old man lost in his dreams surrounded by a wilderness landscape, possibly the Sligo Leitrim border. Shown in the Victor Wellington Galleries in 1949, the work appeared in the first American Jack B Yeats Retrospective, which opened at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston...

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