Portrait of Susan Mary (Lily) Yeats as a child by John B. Yeats (1839-1922)

Portrait of Susan Mary (Lily) Yeats as a child

Date: c. 1876 Dimensions: 19.5 × 12cm Medium: Pencil Collection: Niland Collection Provenance: Presented from the estate of Dr. Richard Best Description Susan Mary Yeats (1866-1949) or Lily as she was called was the elder daughter of John Butler Yeats and the closest of his four children. Lily trained as

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Portrait of Douglas Hyde by John Butler Yeats (1839 – 1922)

Portrait of Douglas Hyde

Date: 1901 Dimensions: 11 × 16cm Medium: Pencil Provenance: Presented by James A Healy in 1966 (John and Catherine Healy Memorial Collection)

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Market Day by Jack B. Yeats (1871-1957)

Market Day

Date: 1906 Dimensions: 35.5 × 25.25cm Medium: Watercolour Provenance: Purchased by public subscription from the Capuchin Annual, 1962 Fair days and market days fascinated Jack Yeats whose sketchbooks record the strange sights and characters to be seen at such events. This early watercolour features a stall in a country Irish town. In the background

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The Car is at the Door by Jack B. Yeats (1871-1957)

The Car is at the Door

Date: 1904 Dimensions: 21.5 × 53.5cm Medium: Watercolour Provenance: Presented to Sligo County Library and Museum in 1965 by James A. Healy as a memorial to his parents John and Catherine Healy. Description: This dramatic yet simple image reveals Yeats’s ability to extract the maximum effect from ordinary events. It shows a jaunting car

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Woman in Riding Habit by Estella Solomons (1882-1968)

Woman in Riding Habit

Date: N.D. Dimensions: 51 × 91.5cm Medium: Oil on canvas Provenance: Bequest of Ms K Goodfellow, 1980 Born into a Dublin Jewish family, Estella Solomons studied under William Orpen at the Metropolitan School of Art, with Walter Osborne at the Royal Hibernian Schools and at the Chelsea School of Art. After periods in Paris

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