Lot 286: (ARTISTS.) YEATS, JOHN BUTLER; AND JOHN SLOAN. Two letters, each to Art Students' League Secretary Dorothea K. Chace: John Butler Yeat

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November 1, 2016
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Description: (ARTISTS.) YEATS, JOHN BUTLER; AND JOHN SLOAN. Two letters, each to Art Students' League Secretary Dorothea K. Chace: John Butler Yeats. Illustrated Autograph Letter Signed, "J B Yeats" * John Sloan. Autograph Letter Signed. The first, acknowledging receipt of a check of $25, and complaining that the lecture platform is so small he worries that he might fall off. Illustrated with an ink drawing, occupying the lower half of the page, showing a lecturer standing precariously at the edge of a platform as students look on. 12x8 inches; folds. The second, recommending lectures to the League including "a talk by John Butler Yeats (father of the Irish Poet W.B. Yeats) a portrait painter and philosopher . . . ." 1 page, 4to, embossed personal stationery; folds. Both framed together on either side of a double-sided frame. "317 W 29" [New York], 10 December 1917; New York, 4 November 1917
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