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    The Yellow Man by Hughie O’Donoghue. UPDATE: THIS MADE 57,000 AT HAMMER

    Hughie O’Donoghue’s Yellow Man II from 2008 from a series   inspired by a Van Gogh self-portrait known only from photographs and thought lost in a fire, comes up at Adams sale of Important Irish Art in Dublin on June 1.  It is estimated at €40,000-€60,000.  Another 21st century work of note is Barry Flanagan’s Horse on Anvil (€20,000-€30,000).  Best known in Ireland for his remarkable sculptural hares exhibited around O’Connell St. at the time of his Dublin retrospective in 2006 Barry Flanagan is celebrated too for sculpted horses, cougars and elephants.  There are prominent horse sculptures by him in Cambridge and in Montreal.

    The Bridge at Skibbereen (1919) and The Folded Heart (1943) by Jack Butler Yeats are estimated respectively at €400,000-€600,000 and €250,000-€350,000.  Gerard Dillon’s Across from Innislacken (€60,000-€80,000) dates to c1951 while Tony O’Malley’s Arrieta-Orzola (Lanzarote) from 1988 is estimated at €25,000-€35,000.  Sun Rising; An extensive wooded landscape with fishermen by George Barret (€100,000-€150,000) is described by Adams as a masterpiece of 18th century Irish art.  Chiswick Baths by Sir John Lavery is estimated at €80,000-€120,000.  The Adams sale, which includes a 1916 copy of The Proclamation (€150,000-€200,000), is on view at St. Stephen’s Green today and every day until next Wednesday at 4 pm and online.  There are 118 lots and it gets underway at 6 pm on Wednesday.

    (See post on for May 21, 2022)

    Horse on Anvil by Barry Flanagan. UPDATE: THIS MADE 30,000 AT HAMMER

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