YEATS ONCE OWNED BY GEORGE BERNARD SHAW AT ADAMS
A Yeats once in the possession of George Bernard Shaw is included in the James Adam sale of Important Irish Art in Dublin on December 5. Evening Kildare, which dates from 1936, is one of 14 works that have come from the Beaulieu House collection. They are being sold to finance the continuing upkeep of a property that has been in the same family since the 1660’s.
The sale comprises 151 carefully chosen lots. Here are a few of them – (See post on antiquesandartireland.com for November 9):-
RODERIC O'CONOR (1860-1940) Femme Assise (60,000-80,000) UPDATE: THIS MADE 60,000 AT HAMMER.
PAUL HENRY RHA RUA (1876-1958) Wind Blown Trees (80,000-120,000) UPDATE: THIS MADE 97,000.
COLIN MIDDLETON RHA MBE (1910-1983) Jou Jou (1939) (50,000-70,000) UPDATE: THIS MADE 62,000
WILLIAM CONOR RUA RHA (1884-1968) The Jaunting Car (No. 1) (35,000-55,000) UPDATE: THIS MADE 70,000.
JACK BUTLER YEATS RHA (1871-1957) Evening, Kildare (1936) (30,00050,000) UPDATE: THIS MADE A HAMMER PRICE OF 36,000.