Fine Arts: Mind the gap with a late Yeats at Adam’s

Through the Streets Into the Hills is expected to fetch €100,000-€150,000

Through the Streets into the Hills, by Jack B Yeats (€100,000-€150,000)

At Adam’s, works by the masters who put Irish art on the global map start with a late work by Jack B Yeats: Through the Streets into the Hills, 23 x 35cm and expected to fetch €100,000-€150,000.

Painted in 1950, it shows two men in a sunlit gap on Fitzwilliam Street, where Yeats lived from 1919 until his retirement, with a view of the Dublin Hills in the background.

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