The Coast of Clare, from Dun Aengus by Jack Butler Yeats

This bequest of eight paintings from the collection of Mrs Sarah McLeod through the Art Fund in 2001 complements and extends the Harris Museum and Art Gallery's 20th-century collection.

Details

Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
23x35 cm
Acquired in:
2001
Bequeathed by:
Mrs Sarah MacLeod through The Art Fund

Both Smith and Jack Butler Yeats are represented by paintings from the 1920s, when their art was undergoing a transition. By 1925, Yeats was moving away from realism and brightening his palette, as can be seen in the almost abstract Coast of C1a.re from Dun Aengus.

Provenance

Mrs Sarah McLeod

Venue details

Harris Museum & Art Gallery Market Square, PRESTON Lancashire PR1 2PP 01772 258 248 www.harrismuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all
Offers with National Art Pass

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