John Butler Yeats

1839 - 1922

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John Butler Yeats (16 March 1839 – 3 February 1922) was an Irish artist and the father of W. B. Yeats, Lily Yeats, Elizabeth Corbett "Lolly" Yeats and Jack Butler Yeats. The National Gallery of Ireland holds a number of his portraits in oil and works on paper, including one of his portraits of his son William, painted in 1900. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Butler Yeats has received more than 127,944 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. John Butler Yeats is the 70th most popular artist, the 4,516th most popular biography from United Kingdom and the 7th most popular British Artist.

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Among artists, John Butler Yeats ranks 70 out of 77Before him are James Rivière, Eric Gill, Sergei Sviatchenko, Joseph Smit, Alex Grey, and Genco Gulan. After him are Tyrus Wong, Borka Pavićević, Vanessa Beecroft, Peter Sellars, Petr Pavlensky, and Neil Harbisson.

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Among people born in 1839, John Butler Yeats ranks 80Before him are Ludvig Holstein-Ledreborg, Karl Alfred von Zittel, Julius von Hann, John Aitken, Ivan Kuratov, and John Ballance. After him are Frances Willard, Redvers Buller, and George Clement Perkins. Among people deceased in 1922, John Butler Yeats ranks 111Before him are Tullio Bozza, Alfred Harmsworth, 1st Viscount Northcliffe, William Desmond Taylor, Cathal Brugha, Sir Henry Wilson, 1st Baronet, and Liberato Marcial Rojas. After him is Lyman Abbott.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Butler Yeats ranks 4,516 out of 6,924Before him are Arthur Owen (1915), Dele Alli (1996), Tony Wilson (1950), John Aston Sr. (1921), C. J. Sansom (1952), and Justin Hayward (1946). After him are Pat Fry (1964), Compton Mackenzie (1883), David Mitchell (1969), Anna Neagle (1904), Wes Brown (1979), and Aaron Taylor-Johnson (1990).

Among ARTISTS In United Kingdom

Among artists born in United Kingdom, John Butler Yeats ranks 7Before him are Banksy (1970), David Hockney (1937), Edward Burne-Jones (1833), William Etty (1787), Damien Hirst (1965), and Eric Gill (1882).