Wednesday, 8 August 2018

521) Althea Gyles

Althea Gyles (1868 – 1949). Irish poet and artist. She is known for her book cover designs for writers such as W. B. Yeats.

- "This incredible woman was the red-haired Irish poet and artist named Althea Gyles, who became a member of the Golden Dawn and illustrated the works of W. B. Yeats." http://anubis4_2000.tripod.com/Symbo…/Essays/AltheaGyles.htm

- "When W. B. Yeats joined the household in 1891, he described her as "a strange red-haired girl, all whose thoughts were set upon painting and poetry." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Althea_Gyles


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