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Jack Butler Yeats, b.1871

The County of Mayo1903

The County of Mayo is a 1903 work by Jack Butler Yeats. It is not currently on display in IMMA.

MediumInk and watercolour on paper
Dimensions15.6 x 20.2 cm
Credit LineIMMA Collection: On loan from the National Gallery of Ireland,
Item NumberEX.2019.4.33
Not on view
Image Caption
Jack Butler Yeats, The County of Mayo, 1903, Ink and watercolour on paper, 15.6 x 20.2 cm, Collection Irish Museum of Modern Art, On loan from the National Gallery of Ireland

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About the Artist

Jack Butler Yeats 1871–1957

Irish painter Jack B. Yeats was born in London and grew up in Sligo with his maternal grandparents before returning to London in 1887 to live with his parents. He briefly attended the Government School of Design and the Westminster School of Art and went onto work as an illustrator for sporting periodicals and newspapers. A visit to the West of Ireland in 1898 inspired his first solo exhibition 'Sketches of Life in the West of Ireland'. It would remain his theme for much of his artistic career.
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