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    HENRY’S WEST OF IRELAND LANDSCAPE THE TOP LOT AT WHYTE’S

    Monday, November 28th, 2016
    Paul Henry (1876-1958) - West of Ireland landscape sold for 87,000 at hammer.

    Paul Henry (1876-1958) – West of Ireland landscape sold for 87,000 at hammer.

    Paul Henry’s West of Ireland Landscape was the top lot at Whyte’s sale of Important Irish Art in Dublin this evening. Measuring 15″ by just over 18″ it sold for a hammer price of 87,000 against an estimate of 90,000-120,000. ┬áResting by Dan O’Neill made a hammer of 23,000, The Tram, Dublin Nocturne 1926 by Harry Kernoff made 16,000 at hammer, Pierrot by Gerard Dillon made 12,500, Evening Andalucian Town by George Campbell made 11,000, Two Trees by Basil Blackshaw made 20,000 and Still Life with Flowers by the same artist sold for 18,000, Morning Flight, Paradise Island, Bahamas 1980 by Tony O’Malley made 14,000, Garden at Night by William Crozier made 19,000, a Portrait of Sir Edward Wortley Montague by Charles Jervas made 10,500, Three Men in a Boat by Liam O’Neill made 10,000 and a c1965 wood sculpture by Hilary Heron – A level headed man – sold for 8,000.

    The sale grossed 830,000 and 78% of lots on offer found buyers.