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    HUGE INTEREST IN WHYTE’S UPCOMING ART SALE

    Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

    Headed by a William Scott Blue Still Life estimated at 400,000-600,000 Whyte’s sale at the RDS on May 29 will attract both Irish and international interest.  Other prime lots include a Louis le Brocquy tapestry of Adam and Eve created in 1951  (80,000-100,000) and a rare wood carving by F.E. McWilliam entitled Man and Wife (70,000-90,000).  An iconic 1960’s image of Twiggy in front of a painting by Bridget Riley by American photographer Bert Stern is estimated at 5,000-7,000 and a 1938 landscape by Paul Henry is estimated at 100,000-150,000.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    (See post on antiquesandartireland.com for May 15, 2017)

    Frederick Edward McWilliam RA HRUA (1909-1992) MAN AND WIFE, 1934 (70,000-90,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 70,000 AT HAMMER

    Barrie Cooke HRHA (1931-2014) RECLINING NUDE, 1965 (10,000-15,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 9,500 AT HAMMER

    Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) ADAM AND EVE IN THE GARDEN, 1951-1952 (80,000-120,000) UPDATE: THIS MADE 140,000 AT HAMMER

    Paul Henry RHA (1876-1958) AN IRISH BOG, c.1938 (100,000-150,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 130,000 AT HAMMER

    WHYTE’S IRISH ART SALE BRINGS A TOTAL OF 1.2 MILLION

    Tuesday, September 27th, 2016
    F. E. McWilliam - Woman Kneeling (100,000-150,000)

    F. E. McWilliam – Woman Kneeling sold for 90,000

    The sale of Irish and International art at Whyte’s in Dublin last night brought in a total of 1.2 million.   Matriach, a cherrywood carving by F.E. McWilliam, was the top lot. It sold for 90,000 at hammer and went to a collector in London.  There were some interesting results in an auction where  83% of lots on offer found buyers from among 100 bidders in the room, 50 telephone bidders and 150 internet buyers.  About 15% of lots, totalling 125,000, were sold on the internet.

    Other top prices were achieved for work by Jack Butler Yeats RHA (1871-1957) Singing Under the Canopy of Heaven, 1950, (85,000); Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) Travellers, 1948, (58,000); Daniel O’Neill (1920-1974) Figure in a landscape, (45,000); Tony O’Malley HRHA (1913-2003) Morning Light II, Paradise Island, Bahamas,1982, (30,000); Dame Lucie Rie (Austrian/British 1902-1995) Footed Bowl, c.1980, (30,000); Colin Middleton MBE RHA (1910-1983) Children at Play, 1939, (29,000); William John Leech RHA ROI (1881-1968) Bowl of Fruit c.1944, (22,000); Patrick Leonard HRHA (1918-2005) A hot day in Rush, County Dublin, (18,000).

    THE McCLELLAND’S PRIVATE COLLECTION AT WHYTE’S

    Thursday, August 25th, 2016

    The private collection of the late George and Maura McClelland is to be sold through a series of auctions at Whyte’s in Dublin in 2016-17. George McClelland was an art dealer of renown in Ireland and Britain for over fifty years. He sold most of his stock to a private collector in 2006, who in turn donated a large part to the Irish Museum of Modern Art. George and his wife Maura retained about 200 works which they especially treasured. These are now offered at Whyte’s. Here is a small selection:

    Louis le Brocquy - Travellers, 1948 (60,000-80,000)

    Louis le Brocquy – Travellers, 1948 (60,000-80,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 58,000 AT HAMMER

    William John Leech - Bowl of Fruit (12,000-15,000)

    William John Leech – Bowl of Fruit (12,000-15,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 22,000 AT HAMMER

    F. E. McWilliam - Woman Kneeling (100,000-150,000)

    F. E. McWilliam – Woman Kneeling (100,000-150,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 90,000 AT HAMMER

    Morning Light, Paradise Islands, Bahamas, 1980 by Tony O'Malley (15,000-20,000)

    Morning Light, Paradise Islands, Bahamas, 1980 by Tony O’Malley (15,000-20,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 26,000 AT HAMMER

    IRISH ART AT BONHAMS THIS WEEK

    Monday, June 13th, 2016

    Single File by Jack B. Yeats is one of a number of works by Irish artists at Bonhams in London on June 15.  The sale of Modern British and Irish Art includes work by Yeats, Paul Henry, Dan O’Neill, William Scott and sculptor F.E. MacWilliam. The Yeats and two Henry’s are all estimated at £30,000-50,000, the O’Neill at £5,000-8,000 and the Scott’s at sums from £12,000 to £30,000.

    F.E. McWilliam (1905-1992) - Seated Woman II (£8,000-12,000)

    F.E. McWilliam (1905-1992) – Seated Woman II (£8,000-12,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE £27,600

    Jack Butler Yeats (1871-1957) - Single File (£30,000-50,000)

    Jack Butler Yeats (1871-1957) – Single File (£30,000-50,000) UPDATE: THIS MADE £80,500

    Paul Henry (1876-1958) - The Cottage by the Lake (£30,000-50,000)

    Paul Henry (1876-1958) – The Cottage by the Lake (£30,000-50,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE £79,300

    YEATS, LE BROCQUY, MCWILLIAM AT DE VERES

    Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

    Yeats, le Brocquy, McWilliam, Leech are among the artists who feature at what de Veres describe as their highest quality art auction of 2015 in Dublin on December 1  After viewing a 35 Kildare St.  de Veres will return to the RHA for the auction on Tuesday evening. This is the first time the auction is to be held at the RHA since 2007.  The catalogue is on line. Here is a small selection:

    Man in a train, Thinking by Jack Butler Yeats 9200,000-300,000).

    Man in a train, Thinking by Jack Butler Yeats (200,000-300,000).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 220,000

    Louis le Brocquy - Still Life, Lemons (15,000-20,000).

    Louis le Brocquy – Still Life, Lemons (15,000-20,000).   UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 22,000

    F.E. McWilliam - Box Four 1969 (14,000-18,000).

    F.E. McWilliam – Box Four 1969 (14,000-18,000).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 14,500

    Colin Middleton - Red Landscape (15,000-20,000).

    Colin Middleton – Red Landscape (15,000-20,000).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 18,000

    Peter Curling - The Open Ditch (6,000-9,000).

    Peter Curling – The Open Ditch (6,000-9,000) UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 7,500

    SCOTT, LE BROCQUY, F.E. MCWILLIAM AT ADAMS

    Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

    William Scott, Louis le Brocquy, F.E. McWilliam, John Behan, Paul Henry, Jack Yeats, William Conor, Camille Souter and John Luke are among the artists and sculptors to feature at the James Adam sale of Important Irish Art in Dublin on May 27.    The catalogue features 166 works. Here is a small selection:

    Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012)Figures in a Tudor Garden (10,000-15,000).

    Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) Figures in a Tudor Garden (10,000-15,000). UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 10,000 AT HAMMER

    William Scott RA (1913-1989) Still Life (1974) Gouache on paper (10,000-15,000).

    William Scott RA (1913-1989) Still Life (1974) Gouache on paper (10,000-15,000).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 11,000 AT HAMMER

    Frederick E. McWilliam RA (1909-1992)Box One (1969) (Girl Series) Bronze (8,000-12,000).

    Frederick E. McWilliam RA (1909-1992) Box One (1969) (Girl Series) Bronze (8,000-12,000).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 8,000 AT HAMMER

    Stephen McKenna PRHA (b.1939) Landscape Sculpture (1990) (5,000-8,000).

    Stephen McKenna PRHA (b.1939) Landscape Sculpture (1990) (5,000-8,000).   UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 5,500

    Mary Swanzy HRHA (1882-1978)Cubist Landscape (8,000-12,000).

    Mary Swanzy HRHA (1882-1978) Cubist Landscape (8,000-12,000).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 20,000

    Paul Henry RHA (1876-1958). Cloudscape with Bird in a Thorn Tree (4,000-6,000).

    Paul Henry RHA (1876-1958). Cloudscape with Bird in a Thorn Tree (4,000-6,000).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 6,200 AT HAMMER

    William Conor RHA PRUA OBE (1884-1968) Chair-o-planes (6,000-8,000).

    William Conor RHA PRUA OBE (1884-1968) Chair-o-planes (6,000-8,000).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 6,000