The Sunset Belongs to You
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Jack Butler Yeats ( - )
Jack Butler Yeats was the son of the artist John Butler Yeats (1839-1922) and brother of William Butler Yeats (1865-1938), the painter and poet. Educated in Sligo, Ireland, J. B. Yeats studied at the Westminster School of Art under the tutelage of Fred Brown. Like his father, Yeats started as a watercolourist and illustrator before turning to oil painting after around 1905. His early illustrations documented local Irish life and occupations, and from 1899 he exhibited at the Royal Hibernian Academy, to which he was elected ARHA in 1914 and RHA in 1915.