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    Roderic O'Conor (1860-1940) - Landscape with road and farm buildings.

    Roderic O’Conor (1860-1940) – Landscape with road and farm buildings. UPDATE: THIS MADE 210,000 AT HAMMER.

    Fresh to market art, including an early masterpiece by Roderic O’Conor, will highlight the James Adam auction of important Irish art in Dublin on May 28. O’Conor’s Landscape with Road and Farm Buildings dates to circa 1889 and demonstrates a deep awareness of Impressionist techniques by this Irish artist.  Estimated at 150,000-250,000 it is one of four O’Conors from the dining room at Deepwell, the Blackrock, Co. Dublin home of the late businessman John Reihill.  All four are in the sale. Mr. Reihill and his father before him were collectors and the sale includes 50 lots from Deepwell with paintings by James Humbert Craig, Frank McKelvey,  Sean Keating, William Conor, Louis le Brocquy, John Lavery, Mary Swanzy and Walter Osborne and sculpture by Gerda Frommel, Vivienne Roche, Rowan Gillespie and Michael Warren and Irish American sculptor Jerome Connor (1874-1943).

    Elsewhere in the auction art by Dan O’Neill, Colin Middleton, George Campbell, Norah McGuinness, Patrick Hennesy, Gerard Dillon, William van der Hagen and Richard Brydges Beechey is on offer. The catalogue is online.
    UPDATE:  It sold for a hammer price of 210,000
    (See video post on for May 16, 2014)

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