111 Grasslands Rd.
Valhalla, NY 10595

John Masefield by Jack B. Yeats


SOLD AT AUCTION October 18, 2015 for $25,960. (includes buyer’s premium)

Jack B. Yeats – Portrait of John Masefield

Jack B. Yeats (1871 – 1957), watercolor portrait of John Masefield (1878 – 1967), signed and dated 1905, 14 1/8 X 10 inches, watercolor of horse verso. Provenance: J. Burke Wilkonson, Washington, DC Exhibition and publication includes: Jack B. Yeats; A Centenary Exhibition (Dublin, Belfast, New York) September 1971 – June 1972, #17.

John Edward Masefield, OM (/ˈmeɪsˌfiːld, ˈmeɪz-/; 1 June 1878 – 12 May 1967) was an English poet and writer, and Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1930 until his death in 1967. He is remembered as the author of the classic children’s novels The Midnight Folk and The Box of Delights, and poems, including “The Everlasting Mercy” and “Sea-Fever”.

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