Yeats, W.B.

  • Reference Code:IE/NIVAL AR/3697
  • First Name: W.B.
  • Last Name: Yeats
  • Variant Names: Yeats, William Butler
  • Gender: Male
  • Date of Birth: Unknown
  • Place of Birth: Sligo
  • Nationality: Irish


W.B. Yeats is best known as a poet but he was also involved in the world of visual art. He studied at the Metroplitan College of Art. He was a governor of the National Gallery of Ireland from 1924 until his death and he was a champion of the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery in Dublin.

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