Anne Butler Yeats
(1919 - 2001)
Anne Butler Yeats was active/lived in Ireland. Anne Yeats is known for landscape, still life and figure painting, theatre design.
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Anne Butler Yeats (1919-2001)
The Irish painter and theatre designer Anne Yeats was born in Dublin in 1919, the daughter of the poet William Butler Yeats and a niece of the painter Jack B. Yeats and botanic artist Elizabeth Yeats. She studied drawing and painting at the Royal Hibernian Academy* Schools, and then worked as chief stage designer at the Abbey Theatre until 1940, before returning to painting. She took a refresher course at the Dublin Metropolitan School of Art* under Sean Keating. In 1947, Anne Yeats was elected to the Committee of the Irish Exhibition of Living Art*.
As an artist, Anne Yeats painted brightly coloured landscapes, still-lifes, and figure paintings, in a naive expressionist* style o
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