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Creator:
Jack Butler Yeats, 1871–1957, Irish
Title:
On the Old Racecourse, Sligo
Date:
1921
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Support (PTG): 24 x 36 inches (61 x 91.4 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed, lower right: "Jack B Yeats"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1986.29.6
Classification:
Paintings
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
coast | figure | hat | head | horse (animal) | landscape | man | pasture | racecourse | rural | sea | worker
Associated Places:
British Isles | Ireland | Sligo | United Kingdom
Access:
Not on view
Exhibition History:
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Revisiting Traditions [BAC 20th century painting & sculpture] (Yale Center for British Art, 2002-04-30 - 2005-05-18)

Publications:
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Andrew Causey, Jack Yeats, Artist of Ireland and the Irish , Illustrated London News, London, 30 September 1967, pp. 26+, Available online: The Illustrated London News Historical Archive Hard copy also available : A88 IL55 Oversize (SMl)

Brian Fallon, Jack B. Yeats Centenary Show, Irish Times, September 27, 1971, p. 10, Available online: Proquest Historical Newspapers, The Irish Time Also available on microfilm : Film An Ir4 (SML)

Hilary Pyle, Jack B. Yeats : A Catalogue Raisonne of the Oil Paintings, , v. 1-3, André Deutsch, London, 1992, vol. 1: p. 151; vol. 3: p. 76, cat. 173, pl. 176, NJ18 Y43 A12 P95 1992 (YCBA)

Hilary Pyle, Men of Destiny, Jack B. and W. B. Yeats : the Background and the Symbols , Studies: an Irish Quarterly Review, vol 66, summer/autumn 1977, p. 194, Available online: JSTOR IRELAND COLLECTION Also Available in hardcopy at : A88 St95 (LC) SML but Shelved at LSF)

T. G. Rosenthal, Jack B. Yeats's Sure Place, The Times (London), London, October 10, 1967, p. 7, Available online: The Times Digital Archive Also available on microfilm : Film An T482 (SML)

Sotheby's sale catalogue : Catalogue of Modern British Drawings Paintings and Sculpture : 20 July 1966, Sotheby's, Sotheby's, London, July 20, 1966, pp. 30; page opposite p. 30, Lot 113, Auction Catalogues (YCBA)

[ Front Matter ] : Sotheby's July Sales, Burlington Magazine, vol 108, July 1966, pp. xi, xvi, N1 B87 OVERSIZE (YCBA) Aso avaiable on line : JSTOR Arts & Sciences III

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:94
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