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    LONDON VIEWINGS FOR SALE OF IRISH ART

    Monday, March 27th, 2017

    Skibbereen based art auctioneer Morgan O’Driscoll will hold viewings in London on April 3, 4 and 5 for his upcoming Irish and International Art auction at the RDS on April 10.  Mr. O’Driscoll, who conducts a number of online art auctions every year, has found new buyers and an increased awareness of Irish art and artists by holding regular viewing in the British capital for his major sales.   The evening sale at the Minerva Suite of the RDS on April 10 will feature 185 lots, including 27 lots of sculpture. London viewings are at La Galleria at 30 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall and viewings at the RDS get underway at 2 pm on April 7.  Among the highlights is work by Paul Henry,  Frank McKelvey, Nathaniel Hone, Henry Jones Thaddeus, Evie Hone and Louis le Brocquy.  The catalogue is online.  Here is a small selection:

    JOHN BEHAN (B.1938) Wandering Mr Bloom from Ulysses (3,000-5,000)

    LOUIS LE BROCQUY (1916-2012) Torso (25,000-35,000)

    CAREY CLARKE (B.1936) Still Life – Fruit & Flowers (4,000-6,000)

    FREDERICK EDWARD MCWILLIAM (1909-1992)The Judo Players (15,000-20,000)

    EVIE HONE (1894-1955) Composition (5,000-7,000)

    ONLINE AUCTION OF AFFORDABLE ART AT MORGAN O’DRISCOLL

    Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

    An online auction of affordable Irish art is now underway at Morgan O’Driscoll.   It runs until January 30 at 6.30 pm.  The catalogue is online. Here is a selection:

    John Behan – PRCA Award (800-1,200)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 600 AT HAMMER

    Patrick Scott (1921-2014) – Parade of the Guilds 1750 (300-500)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 300 AT HAMMER

    Maurice Desmond – Landscape (1985) (600-800) UPDATE: THIS MADE 550 AT HAMMER

    Brian Ballard – Irises in a jug (700-900)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 600 AT HAMMER

    DIVERSE SELECTION AT MORGAN O’DRISCOLL’S RHA AUCTION

    Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

    Art by Paul Henry, Basil Blackshaw, Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein and Banksy are among a diverse selection at the Irish and International art auction by Morgan O’Driscoll at the RHA Gallery in Dublin on December 5 at 6 p.m.  The international selection includes Lichtenstein’s Red Lamps (1990) numbered 23/60 from his Interior Series (35,000-45,000), Festival (2006) by Banksy with a Pest Control Certificate of Authenticity (15,000-20,000) and Martha Graham: Lamentation (1986) by Andy Warhol (6,000-9,000).  There is a selection of Irish work from artists as diverse as Donald Teskey, Letitia Marion Hamilton, Charles Tyrrell, Nano Reid, Robert Ballagh, Markey Robinson, Hughie O’Donoghue, John Behan and John Noel Smith.  The catalogue, with 161 lots, is online. Here is a small selection:

    John Behan - Migrating Swans (2015) (12,000-15,000)

    John Behan – Migrating Swans (2015) (12,000-15,000) UPDATE: THIS MADE 12,500 AT HAMMER

    Paul Henry - Evening in Achill (1930-38) (120,000-180,000)

    Paul Henry – Evening in Achill (1930-38) (120,000-180,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 135,000 AT HAMMER

    Basil Blackshaw - Look Out (2005) (20,000-40,000)

    Basil Blackshaw – Look Out (2005) (20,000-40,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 19,000 AT HAMMER

    Roy Lichtenstein - Red Lamps (1990) - Interior Series (35,000-45,000)

    Roy Lichtenstein – Red Lamps (1990) – Interior Series (35,000-45,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 37,000 AT HAMMER

    Hughie O'Donoghue - Red Earth VI (1995) (25,000-35,000)

    Hughie O’Donoghue – Red Earth VI (1995) (25,000-35,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 28,000 AT HAMMER

    SCULPTURE AT MORGAN O’DRISCOLL’S ONLINE ART SALE

    Friday, October 14th, 2016
    John Behan - Children of Lir (2,000-3,000)

    John Behan – Children of Lir (2,000-3,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 3,000 AT HAMMER

    No less than 13 work of sculpture are to be included in Morgan O’Driscoll’s online auction of Irish art on October 24.  Among them is work by John Behan, Joseph Sloan,  Tom Fitzgerald and Michael Cooper. There are 230 lots in total.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    James Humbert Craig RHA RUA (1878-1944) On The Co. Down Coast (2,500-3,500)

    James Humbert Craig RHA RUA (1878-1944)
    On The Co. Down Coast (2,500-3,500)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 3,400 AT HAMMER

    Basil Blackshaw HRHA RUA (1932-2016) Car (1,000-1,500)

    Basil Blackshaw HRHA RUA (1932-2016) Car (1,000-1,500)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 3,400 AT HAMMER

    Colm J. Brennan - Oyster Catchers (1,500-2,000)

    Colm J. Brennan – Oyster Catchers (1,500-2,000) UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 2,400 AT HAMMER.

    IRISH ART AND SCULPTURE AT MORGAN O’DRISCOLL

    Friday, June 26th, 2015

    The catalogue for Morgan O’Driscoll’s latest off the wall online auction of Irish art is now live.  It features a variety of affordable artworks including sculpture.  The sale runs until July 6 at 6.30 pm.  Here is a small selection:

    Daniel O'Neill (1920-1974) Ruined Cottage, Rathmullen (8,000-12,000)

    Daniel O’Neill (1920-1974)
    Ruined Cottage, Rathmullen (8,000-12,000)  UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    Jan Sweeney (b.1939) Harry the Hare  bronze sculpture edition 1/12 (2,000-3,000)

    Jan Sweeney (b.1939)
    Harry the Hare
    bronze sculpture edition 1/12 (2,000-3,000)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 1,600 AT HAMMER

    ohn Behan RHA (b.1938) Famine Ship  bronze sculpture edition 1/9 (2,500-3,500)

    John Behan RHA (b.1938)
    Famine Ship
    bronze sculpture edition 1/9 (2,500-3,500)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 2,600 AT HAMMER

    William Conor RHA RUA ROI (1881-1968) Bringing Home The Turf  (3,000-4,000)

    William Conor RHA RUA ROI (1881-1968)
    Bringing Home The Turf (3,000-4,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,600

    George Gillespie RUA (1924-1996) River Derg  (2,000-3,000)

    George Gillespie RUA (1924-1996)
    River Derg (2,000-3,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,500 AT HAMMER