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    YEATS LEADS ADAMS JUNE 1 IRISH ART AUCTION

    Friday, May 27th, 2016

    A 1934 oil on board by Jack B Yeats – By Drumcliff Strand Long Ago – leads the James Adam sale of Important Irish Art in Dublin on June 1.  Originally in the collection of novelist Sir Hugh Walpole it was acquired in 1946 by Lord Killanin. It is estimated at 80,000-120,000. The auction of 169 lots features work by a variety of Irish artists from Paul Henry and Roderic O’Conor to Tony O’Malley and Louis le Brocquy.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    Jack Butler Yeats RHA (1871-1957) By Drumcliffe Strand Long Ago (80,000-120,000)

    Jack Butler Yeats RHA (1871-1957) By Drumcliffe Strand Long Ago (80,000-120,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 80,000 AT HAMMER

    Roderic O’Conor (1860 - 1940) Seated Woman (15,000-25,000)

    Roderic O’Conor (1860 – 1940) Seated Woman (15,000-25,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 24,000 AT HAMMER

    George Campbell RHA (1917-1979) Robert Morley - Actor (250-350)

    George Campbell RHA (1917-1979) Robert Morley – Actor (250-350) UPDATE: THIS MADE 520 AT HAMMER

    Howard Helmick (1845-1907) Presents for the Priest (1,500-2,000)

    Howard Helmick (1845-1907) Presents for the Priest (1,500-2,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,500 AT HAMMER.

    GEORGE CAMPBELL AT ADAMS SUMMER LOAN EXHIBITION

    Monday, July 6th, 2015
    George Campbell - Woman in a Mantilla.

    George Campbell – Woman in a Mantilla.

    The image on the right is Woman in a Mantilla by George Campbell from the summer loan exhibition at James Adam at St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin from July 7-30 and the Ava Gallery, Clandeboye, Co. Down from August 6 to September 3.  The Adams summer loan exhibition is now in its sixth  year. Curated by Karen Rehill this years show, entitled George Campbell and the Belfast boys, is the biggest summer loan exhibition to date at Adams with 150 pieces.  The focus is on George Campbell and the group of artists he gathered around him known as the Belfast Boys.

    Nothing in the show is for sale so this annual exhibition gives people access to works not normally on view in public.

    Colin Middleton RHA MBE (1910 - 1983) The Refugee (1944)

    Colin Middleton RHA MBE (1910 – 1983) The Refugee (1944)

    Gerard Dillon (1916 - 1971) Belfast after the Blitz

    Gerard Dillon (1916 – 1971) Belfast after the Blitz