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    WORKS BY MacGONIGAL, HENNESSY, WEBB, SHINNORS, BEHAN

    Thursday, August 2nd, 2018
    A Galway seascape by Maurice MacGonigal, a still life by Patrick Hennessy and a flower study by Kenneth Webb are among the highlights at Dolan’s art and antiques auction in Ballyconneely, Connemara on August 6 and 7. Viewing is underway for the two day marquee sale which gets underway on Bank Holiday Monday at 12.30 p.m.  As well as paintings and sculpture the sale will feature some quality furniture, antiques and collectibles with silver, books, rugs, jewellery and a number of designer handbags from Hermes, Gucci and Louis Vuitton.
    Artists include John Shinnors, George Russell, John Behan, Henry Morgan, Carina Scott and Mark O’Neill.  Lot 24 is an album of photographs showing the daily progress of the building of a railway gun wagon at Gateshead from September 1-13, 1914. The 47 photos are estimated at 1,000-1,500. A set of five US gold coins of various dates from 1873 to 1907 is estimated at  2,000-2,200. An Edwardian painted rocking horse and an early 20h century rocking horse will command attention and there is a selection of antique furniture.
    Among the furniture is a c1870 Victorian writing table, three longcase clocks, a walnut writing table and a circular late Georgian mahogany breakfast table.
    Sunlight on daffodils and azalea at Kilmurry, a watercolour by Mildred Anne Butler dated 1901 is estimated at 3,000-4,000.  Cattle in a meadow by her fellow Kilkenny artist Nassau Blair Browne, exhibited at the RHA in 1918, is estimated at 4,000-5,000.  Blair Browne served as Secretary to the RHA from 1911 to 1924 and was Governor the National Gallery of Ireland from 1918-1924.  Lot 191, Sweetpea in Bloom by Kenneth Webb is estimated at 9,000-10,000, Connemara Hooker, Roundstone Harbour by Maurice MacGonigal is estimated at  11,000-12,000 and Virgo and Letter by Patrick Hennessy is estimated at  10,000-12,000.   An oil on canvas by John Behan, primarily known as a sculptor, features fishermen in the west.  Signed and dated 2017 it is estimated at 3,500-4,000.  Much of the art in this auction of more than 500 lots will carry estimates which are lower than this. The catalogue is online.

    Sweetpea in Bloom by Kenneth Webb  UPDATE: THIS MADE 8,500 AT HAMMER

    Carina Scott, MOONLIGHT OFF ROUNDSTONE  UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,400 AT HAMMER

    Virgo and letter by Patrick Hennessy  UPDATE:THIS MADE 11,250 AT HAMMER

    An Edwardian rocking horse  UPDATE; THIS WAS UNSOLD

    IRISH ART AT MORGAN O’DRISCOLL’S ONLINE SALE

    Sunday, May 20th, 2018

    The Winners by Dan O’Neill (1920-1974)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 9,000 AT HAMMER

    The Winners, an oil on board by Dan O’Neill at Morgan O’Driscoll’s online auction of Irish art on May 21  last came up at The Irish Sale at Sotheby’s in London in 2002.  It sold for 8,000 euro then.  This time around it is estimated at 8,000-12,000.

    Highlights of the sale include works by James Humbert Craig, Henry Robertson Craig, John Butler Yeats, Kenneth Webb, Basil Blackshaw and Carey Clarke. There are 224 lots including sculpture and each can be viewed life-size in your own setting via the AR Marker with the Morgan ODriscoll app.  The catalogue for the sale is online. Here is a small selection:

    Kenneth Webb RWA FRSA RUA (b.1927)
    July Profusion  UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,700 AT HAMMER

    James S. Brohan (b.1952)
    The Horse Fair  UPDATE: THIS MADE 3,200 AT HAMMER

    Foxgloves by William Crozier (1930-2011)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,200 AT HAMMER

    DOLAN’S SALE AT KELLY’S HOTEL, ROSSLARE THIS WEEKEND

    Friday, May 4th, 2018
    Kelly’s Resort Hotel at Rosslare Strand in Co. Wexford is the venue for Dolan’s spring auction of art and antiques on Bank Holiday Sunday, May 6, at 2 pm.   Viewing is now underway for this auction of nearly 300 lots.  Among them is a work by Nassau Blair Browne from Kilkenny who was Governor of the National Gallery of Ireland from 1918 to 1924.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    Kenneth Webb, Sweetpea

    Carina Scott, First Light,

    Vintage Carriage Pram

    Sir Peter Blake RA, Babe Rainbow, screenprint on metal

    Mark O’Neill, From the Flower Market

    Nassau Blair Browne, Cattle in the Meadow

    WEBB, O’MALLEY, SHINNORS, BLACKSHAW

    Friday, September 15th, 2017

    Artists like Kenneth Webb, Tony O’Malley, John Shinnors, Basil Blackshaw, James Humbert Craig and Harry Kernoff all feature in Morgan O’Driscoll’s current online Irish art auction.  Bidding is open until the evening of Monday September 18.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    Harry Aaron Kernoff RHA (1900-1974) Connemara Cailin (3,000-5,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,600 AT HAMMER

    Basil Blackshaw HRHA RUA (1932-2016) The Orchard (3,000-5,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,800 AT HAMMER

    James S. Brohan (b.1952)
    Wild Flower Meadow (4,000-6,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 3,600 AT HAMMER

    WEBB’S ROUNDSTONE THE TOP LOT AT FONSIE MEALY

    Thursday, July 27th, 2017

    The Crouching Venus

    A painting by Kenneth Webb was the top lot at Fonsie Mealy’s summer art sale in Castlecomer this year.  The Fish Market at Roundstone sold for a hammer price of 15,000. A set of four stained glass panels of saints from The Earley Studios in Dublin sold for 11,000 at hammer. A 17th century Italian School of Moses Striking the Rock attributed to Bernardo Cavilling made 10,500 at hammer and The Crouching Venus, a white marble Italian School c1800 sculpture originally at Powerscourt sold for 8,000 at hammer.

    Other top hammer prices included a pair of Irish duelling pistols (8,000), a 12 bore Purdey shotgun (5,600), a stained glass panel of St. Patrick (5,500), an oval enamel plaque portrait by J. Sadler, Liverpool (5,200), two Carrara marble statues of The Blessed Virgin and The Sacred Heart (5,000) and an Irish George III period bookcase (5,000).

    (See posts on antiquesandartireland.com for July 25 and July 22,  2017)

    BLACKSHAW, WEBB, SCULLY, BEWICK

    Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

    From Basil Blackshaw and Kenneth Webb to Sean Scully and Pauline Bewick there is much to choose from at Morgan O’Driscoll’s current online Irish art auction.  There are 206 lots in the catalogue and bidding ends on August 2.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    Basil Blackshaw HRHA RUA (1932-2016) Cockeral mixed media on card (2,000-3,000)

    Basil Blackshaw HRHA RUA (1932-2016)
    Cockeral
    mixed media on card (2,000-3,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,000 AT HAMMER

    Kenneth Webb RWA FRSA RUA (b.1927) Wild Meadow oil on canvas (4,000-6,000)

    Kenneth Webb RWA FRSA RUA (b.1927)
    Wild Meadow
    oil on canvas (4,000-6,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 4,800 AT HAMMER

    Pauline Bewick RHA (b.1935) White Cow & Caragh Lake (1983) watercolour (5,000-7,000)

    Pauline Bewick RHA (b.1935)
    White Cow & Caragh Lake (1983)
    watercolour (5,000-7,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 5,000 AT HAMMER

    Sean Scully (b.1945) Red Fold (2006) limited edition lithograph signed & numbered 26/50 signed lower right & dated '06 (3,000-4,000)

    Sean Scully (b.1945)
    Red Fold (2006)
    limited edition lithograph signed & numbered 26/50
    signed lower right & dated ’06 (3,000-4,000)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,800 AT HAMMER

    AN ONLINE SALE OF IRISH ART AT MORGAN O’DRISCOLL

    Friday, May 13th, 2016

    The current online Irish art auction at Morgan O’Driscoll runs until May 23.  The 365 lots are available to view online or at Mr. O’Driscoll’s offices in Skibbereen on May 19, 20 and 23.  Here is a small selection:

    Peter Collis RHA (1929-2012) Still Life (1994) (2,000-3,000)

    Peter Collis RHA (1929-2012)
    Still Life (1994) (2,000-3,000)  UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    John Skelton Snr (1923-2009) Launching the Currach (800-1,200)

    John Skelton Snr (1923-2009)
    Launching the Currach (800-1,200)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 1,100 AT HAMMER

    Kenneth Webb RWA FRSA RUA (b.1927) Connemara Bog (4,000-6,000)

    Kenneth Webb RWA FRSA RUA (b.1927)
    Wild Flowers, Erlough (3,000-5,000)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 3,200 AT HAMMER

    Cecil Maguire RHA RUA (b.1930) The Morning of Horse Fair (2003) (4,000-6,000)

    Cecil Maguire RHA RUA (b.1930)
    The Morning of Horse Fair (2003) (4,000-6,000) UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 3,000 AT HAMMER

    A PRINT BY ROBERT BALLAGH AT DOLAN’S

    Friday, April 29th, 2016

    The art and antiques sale by Dolan’s in Rosslare on May 1 kicks off with a limited edition colour print by Robert Ballagh entitled My Studio 1969.  One of an edition of 75 it is estimated at 500 to 800.  Kelly’s Hotel in Rosslare is the venue for this auction of more than 300 lots.  The emphasis is on art, but there sale features a selection of reasonably estimated rugs, small antique furniture pieces, silver and collectible objects.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection.

    Robert Ballagh - My Studio 1969 (500-800)

    Robert Ballagh – My Studio 1969 (500-800)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 600 AT HAMMER

    Kenneth Webb - Sweet Pea, profusion of colour (2,800-3,200)

    Kenneth Webb – Sweet Pea, profusion of colour (2,800-3,200)   UPDATE: THIS MADE 5,200 AT HAMMER

    Markey Robinson - Clown Juggling (800-1,000)

    Markey Robinson – Clown Juggling (800-1,000)   UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 1,200

    A Victorian walnut duet music stand (800-1,000)

    A Victorian walnut duet music stand (800-1,000)  UPDATE:  THIS WAS UNSOLD

    A William IV reading table (100-200).

    A William IV reading table (100-200).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 11O

    DOLAN’S AUCTION AT ROSSLARE ON MAY BANK HOLIDAY SUNDAY

    Sunday, April 24th, 2016

    Dolan’s will kick off the summer season with an art and antiques auction at Kelly’s Hotel in Rosslare May 1, bank holiday Sunday.  There is a varied collection of paintings, watercolours, prints, sculpture, antique furniture, silver, china, rugs and collectible items.  Artists featured include Norah McGuinness, Flora Mitchell, Kenneth Webb, Brian Ballard, Mark O’Neill, Arthur Maderson, Charles Harpur, Markey Robinson,  Carina Scott, Norman Teeling, Fergus O’Ryan and Frank Egginton. The catalogue, which lists 295 lots, is online. This does not include a late entry of seven works by artist Mark O’Neill with estimates ranging from 700 to 3,500.  Here is a small selection:

    Arthur Maderson - Winter Sunset (2,000-3,000)

    Arthur Maderson – Winter Sunset (2,000-3,000)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 4,200 AT HAMMER

    Kenneth Webb - Summer Breeze (6,000-8,000)

    Kenneth Webb – Summer Breeze (6,000-8,000) UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 5,500 AFTER THE AUCTION

    David ffrench Le Roy - Pantry Shelf (400-500)

    David ffrench le Roy – Pantry Shelf (400-500)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 400

    Carina Scott - Connemara, Calm and Resilient (800-1,200)

    Carina Scott – Connemara, Calm and Resilient (800-1,200)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 750 AT HAMMER

    ONLINE SALE OF IRISH ART AT MORGAN O’DRISCOLL

    Monday, February 8th, 2016

    More than 360 lots will come under the hammer at Morgan O’Driscoll’s online sale of Irish art.  The auction runs until February 22.  The catalogue and full details are online. Here is a small selection:

    Kenneth Webb RWA FRSA RUA (b.1927) The Artist's Garden (4,000-6,000)

    Kenneth Webb RWA FRSA RUA (b.1927)
    The Artist’s Garden (4,000-6,000)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 3,400

    William Conor RHA RUA ROI (1881-1968) Waiting in Town (2,000-3,000)

    William Conor RHA RUA ROI (1881-1968)
    Waiting in Town (2,000-3,000) UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 2,400 AT HAMMER

    Arthur K. Maderson (b.1942) Le March De Nuit (The Night Market) (4,000-6,000)

    Arthur K. Maderson (b.1942)
    Le March De Nuit (The Night Market) (4,000-6,000)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 4,000

    Liam O'Neill (b.1954) Race to the Finish (9,000-12,000)

    Liam O’Neill (b.1954)
    Race to the Finish (9,000-12,000) UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD