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Jack Butler Yeats

1871 - 1957

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Jack Butler Yeats RHA (29 August 1871 – 28 March 1957) was an Irish artist and Olympic medalist. W. B. Yeats was his brother.Butler's early style was that of an illustrator; he only began to work regularly in oils in 1906. His early pictures are simple lyrical depictions of landscapes and figures, predominantly from the west of Ireland—especially of his boyhood home of Sligo. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jack Butler Yeats has received more than 211,681 page views. His biography is available in 19 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Jack Butler Yeats is the 1,684th most popular painter (down from 1,379th in 2019), the 4,877th most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 4,009th in 2019) and the 108th most popular British Painter.

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Among painters, Jack Butler Yeats ranks 1,684 out of 1,421Before him are Vajiha Samadova, John La Farge, Alfred Freddy Krupa, Peter Doig, Stephen Wiltshire, and Rebecca Solomon. After him are David Cox, Israel Tsvaygenbaum, Edwin Lord Weeks, Keiji Inafune, Tracey Emin, and Tom Roberts.

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Among people born in 1871, Jack Butler Yeats ranks 154Before him are Clarence Hudson White, Thalia Flora-Karavia, Poul Heegaard, John Langalibalele Dube, Edmund Breese, and Arthur Surridge Hunt. After him are Henry Stephenson, James Weldon Johnson, and Newton D. Baker. Among people deceased in 1957, Jack Butler Yeats ranks 195Before him are José Patricio Guggiari, Helene Costello, Jorge Sarmiento, Keith Andrews, Anna Haava, and Bernard Knubel. After him are Dorothy Richardson, Alfredo Gollini, Bedřich Šupčík, William Murrill, Gene Lockhart, and Joyce Cary.

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Among people born in United Kingdom, Jack Butler Yeats ranks 4,877 out of 7,765Before him are Sheila Lerwill (1928), Hans Matheson (1975), Max Minghella (1985), Bernard Cribbins (1928), John Connelly (1938), and Emilia Fox (1974). After him are David Cox (1783), Fred Yates (1884), John George Children (1777), William Dunbar (1460), Sydney Parkinson (1745), and Kevin Macdonald (1967).

Among PAINTERS In United Kingdom

Among painters born in United Kingdom, Jack Butler Yeats ranks 108Before him are Thomas Baines (1820), William Duesbury (1725), James Thornhill (1675), Peter Doig (1959), Stephen Wiltshire (1974), and Rebecca Solomon (1832). After him are David Cox (1783), Tracey Emin (1963), Tom Roberts (1856), Stanley Spencer (1891), Louise Rayner (1832), and Hablot Knight Browne (1815).