An expressionist painting with visible brush strokes and paint texture of a street scene with multiple people going about their day and dark red buildings along the side. The painting is surrounded by a white border with its name and painter at bottom centre.

Morning in a City Art Print

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From 1929, Yeats lived in Fitzwilliam Square in the centre of Georgian Dublin. This picture, painted in a heavy impasto, depicts city streets bustling with people. At the centre, a lone man smoking a cigarette stands out between rows of red buildings. It has been suggested that this figure represents Yeats. The idea of the urban artist as a detached observer or flâneur was one that developed in art and literature during the nineteenth century. It later found particular appeal with Expressionist artists in the early twentieth century.


National Gallery of Ireland Art Prints are the perfect way to have your own masterpiece. Printed on high quality 240gsm Satin paper using Epson Ultrachrome Archival inks, each print have a stated light fastness and image permanence of up to, at least 75 years. In order to preserve the image and prevent unnecessary fading, the print should not be exposed to direct sunlight and its UV rays.

All prints have the title and artist's name printed at the bottom of each reproduction.

Dimensions: 50 x 70 cm

 

Original Painting Information

Jack B. Yeats, Irish, 1871-1957

Morning in a City, c.1937

Oil on canvas, 61 x 91 cm

Presented, Trustees of the Haverty Bequest, 1941

NGI.1050

© Estate of Jack B Yeats, DACS London/ IVARO Dublin

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