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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2005.27
People
Jack Butler Yeats, Irish (London 1871 - 1957 Dublin)
Title
The Man with the Wooden Leg
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1902
Culture
Irish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/54427
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor on paperboard
Dimensions
16.5 x 26.4 cm (6 1/2 x 10 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.l., blue watercolor: JACK B YEATS
  • label: verso, printed: Reeves & Sons / Ltd / WHATMAN BOARD, / ARTISTS' QUALITY. / A Sketching Tablet with a surface of What- / [obscured by hinge] Paper. Made in / [obscured by hinge] / London. / 1777 [image of dog]
  • inscription: verso, top, graphite: The man with the wooden / Leg / [obscured inscription]
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: 10 [ ] x 14 3/8 [partially obscured dimensions]
  • inscription: verso, right edge, graphite: 52
  • inscription: verso, left edge, graphite: Double Suede[?]
  • label: formerly back of frame, printed and typed: Title: The Man with the Wooden Leg / 14 x 10 / Artist: Jack B. Yeats / Owner: Mr. Benjamin Hertzberg / THE WADDINGTON GALLERIES / 2 Cork Street London W1. REGent 1719
Provenance
Victor Waddington, London, 1956. Benjamin and Lilian Hertzberg, New York, bequest; to Harvard University Art Museums, 2005.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Benjamin and Lilian Hertzberg
Accession Year
2005
Object Number
2005.27
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Hilary Pyle, Jack B. Yeats: His Watercolours, Drawings and Pastels, Irish Academic Press (Dublin, 1993), no. 406, repr.

Exhibition History

Sketches of Life in the West of Ireland, Wells Central Hall, Dublin, 08/18/1902 - 08/30/1902

Sketches of Life in the West of Ireland, Walker Art Gallery, London, London, 02/04/1903 - 03/04/1903

Recent Watercolors, Clausen Galleries, New York, 03/31/1904 - 04/16/1904

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