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    West of Ireland Bog by Paul Henry (1876-1958)(80,000-100,000)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 100,000 AT HAMMER

    Paul Henry, Jack B. Yeats, Sir John Lavery and Walter Osborne all feature at Whyte’s sale of Irish and International art at the RDS in Dublin this evening. More contemporary work from highly collectible artists like John Shinnors, Tony O’Malley, William Crozier and John Behan will feature too.

    There is a newly discovered pencil and watercolour drawing by Sir William Orpen from the estate of Judge Desmond Windle. On the Hill of Howth depicts a sitter believed to be Orpen’s daughter Mary and is estimated at 35,000-50,000.  West of Ireland Bog by Paul Henry is estimated at 80,000-100,000 and there are two lots by Jack B. Yeats, Against the Stream 1945 (60,000-80,000) and Sea Fog 1909 (8,000-12,000). There is sculpture by F.E. McWilliam and  an oil of West Cork, 1994 by William Crozier (10,000-15,000).  In total no less than 150 artists are represented among the 188 lots on the catalogue.

    UPDATE: Good prices were realised and the auction grossed just under one million.

    (See post on for September 27, 2017)

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