Eight Illustrations from The Weavers Grave

Jack B. Yeats (1871 – 1957)

  • Artist
    Jack B. Yeats
  • Title
    Eight Illustrations from The Weavers Grave
  • Date
    1922
  • Dimensions
    19 × 25cm
  • Medium
    Pen and ink
  • Collection
    Niland Collection
  • Provenance
    Purchased by Sligo County Library and Museum 1971.
Description

An 18th Century carousal, in Yeats’s Cruikshankian style. There were bicentenary celebrations of the 1690 Battle of the Boyne, possibly drawn around this time. There is a hunting party, with a small boy, on the verso.

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  1. Norah McGuinness - Les Bigoudenes
  2. Marie Foley (b. 1959) - To Measure the Immeasurable
  3. John B. Yeats (1839-1922) - Portrait of Susan Mary (Lily) Yeats as a child
  4. Jack B. Yeats (1871-1957)- The Metal Man
  5. Estella Solomons - Woman in Riding Habit
  6. George William Russell (AE) (1867-1935) - Shining Shallows
  7. Jack B. Yeats (1871-1957) - An Island Man
  8. Sir William Orpen RHA, RA AWS (1878-1931) - Portrait of Michael Davitt
  9. Sean Keating PRHA (1889 - 1979) - William and Mary
  10. John B. Yeats (1839-1922) - Portrait of John O’Leary
  11. Henri Fantin-Latour (1836-1904) - Wood Nymph
  12. Maurice MacGonigal, PRHA (1900 - 1979)- Port Rachrainn
  13. Maurice MacGonigal, PRHA (1900 - 1979) - Country Scene
  14. Jack B. Yeats (1871-1957)-Singing “The beautiful Picture“
  15. George William Russell(AE) (1867-1935) - The Sower
  16. Patrick Hall - Jesus Walking on the Sea
  17. Jack B. Yeats (1871 - 1957) - The Toy Theatre
  18. John B. Yeats (1839-1922) - Portrait of Susan Mitchell
  19. George William Russell (AE) (1867-1935) - Portrait of Kitsy Franklin
  20. John B. Yeats (1839-1922) - Self Portrait
  21. Jack B. Yeats (1871-1957)- Sailor home from the sea
  22. Jack B. Yeats (1871-1957)- Simon the Cyrenian
  23. Jack B. Yeats (1871-1957)-Red Hanrahan’s Vision
  24. Jack B. Yeats (1871-1957)- Johnny Paterson singing ’Bridget Donoghue’