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Identification and Creation
Object Number
2005.28
People
Jack Butler Yeats, Irish (London 1871 - 1957 Dublin)
Title
The Champion
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
c. 1897
Culture
Irish
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/54428
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Watercolor on paperboard
Dimensions
48.1 x 29 cm (18 15/16 x 11 7/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: l.r., black ink: JACK B / YEATS
  • label: formerly back of frame, printed and typed: NEW GRAFTON GALLERY 1a Grafton Street London W1 01-499 1800 / Artist: Jack Butler Yeats Date: / Title: The champion / Medium: Gouache No: / Size: 19 x 11 1/2 / Owner:
Provenance
David Clegham-Thomson, London.
Private Collector, U.S.A..
Victor Waddington, London.
William Macbeth Gallery, New York. see Pyle 1993, nos. 69, 415
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
2005.28
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. 69 [poss. also no. 415]

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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