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  • ART FROM MCCLELLAND COLLECTION AT WHYTE’S SEPTEMBER SALE

    An array of art from the estate of George and Maura McClelland will feature at Whyte’s autumn auction of Irish & International Art at the RDS in Dublin on September 26.    Lots 1-78 in the sale are from the collection, which included some of the finest examples from the oeuvres of Gerard Dillon, Tony O’Malley, Louis le Brocquy, F.E. McWilliam, Colin Middleton, William Conor, Frank McKelvey, William Leech and many others.  The balance of the sale [a further 102 lots] includes several other major works by Ireland’s best-known artists including Jack B Yeats, Paul Henry, Walter Osborne, Dan O’Neill and Harry Kernoff.

    A total of 170 works donated from the McClelland’s now forms part of IMMA’s permanent collection.

    (See post on antiquesandartireland.com for August 25, 2016)

    Colin Middleton - Children at Play, 1939 (30,000-50,000)

    Colin Middleton – Children at Play, 1939 (30,000-50,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 29,000 AT HAMMER

    Patrick Leonard - A hot day in Rush, Co. Dublin (8,000-10,000)

    Patrick Leonard – A hot day in Rush, Co. Dublin (8,000-10,000)   UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 18,000 AT HAMMER

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