Lot #721
William Butler Yeats

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Estimate: $500+


ALS signed “W. B. Yeats,” one page, 7.75 x 4.25, Riversdale letterhead, June 20, 1935. Letter to a gentleman, in full: "I thank you very much for your card of good wishes." Double-matted and framed with a facsimile of his portrait by John Singer Sargent to an overall size of 16.5 x 19.5. In fine condition, with intersecting folds. Located in the Dublin suburb of Rathfarnham, Riversdale was Yeats's last home. It was there that he mourned for Lady Gregory after her death, had his last meeting with muse Maud Gonne, and met with Irish fascist Eoin O'Duffy.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #583 - Ended May 13, 2020

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