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    VIEWING FOR WHYTE’S ART SALE UNDERWAY IN DUBLIN

    Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

    Viewing is now underway in Dublin for Whyte’s evening and online sale of Irish and International art on September 27. Shown here is A Games of Dominoes, Brittany, 1893 by William Henry Bartlett ROI, RBC (1858-1932). Lot 121 is estimated at 20,000-30,000. Bartlett is represented in The National Gallery of Ireland, and in the Ulster Museum, Belfast, as well as public galleries in England including Bradford, Brighton, Bristol, Leeds and Liverpool, and Melbourne Australia. The sale of 158 lots includes on the international side art by Bob Dylan, David Bowie, a Madoura plate by Picasso and a Picasso lithograph.  

    A Games of Dominoes, Brittany, 1893 by William Henry Bartlett ROI, RBC (1858-1932). UPDATE: THIS MADE 26,000 AT HAMMER

    CHRISTMAS SALE OF ART AND COLLECTIBLES AT WHYTE’S

    Friday, December 11th, 2020

    AN online only Christmas auction at Whyte’s runs from today until December 16. There is a selection of contemporary paintings and prints from a wide range of eminent Irish artists, artworks by Damien Hirst, Bob Dylan and David Bowie, posters, collectibles including silverware by Padraig O Mathuna (1925-2019), an early 20th century gramophone and a 19th century music box with Irish and Scottish airs. There is facsimile of the Book of Kells, a small selection of fine wines and some port. The sale is on view by appointment at Whyte’s galleries from 1 pm to 5 pm on December 12 and 13 and from 10 am to 5 pm on December 14-16.

    BACKSTAGE DRESSING ROOM [DRAWN BLANK SERIES] – BOB DYLAN (B.1941) (1,000-1,500). UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,600 AT HAMMER

    ART BY BOB DYLAN AT WHYTE’S IRISH SALE

    Sunday, June 28th, 2020

    Art by Salvador Dali,  Banksy, Sir Terry Frost, Larry Rivers, Tracey Emin and Bob Dylan will feature among 242 lots at Whyte’s sale in Dublin on July 6.  A painting by Dylan entitled Vista from Balcony, is estimated at €800-€1,000.  Dylan has been making art since the 1960’s when he came on the scene as a young folk singer.  This piece is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from Washington Green Fine Art.

    Vista from Balcony by Bob Dylan  UPDATE: THIS MADE 4,000 AT HAMMER

    CUSTOM MADE FOR A PRINCE OF MUSIC

    Monday, May 11th, 2020

    Prince’s 1984 custom made blue cloud guitar became part of his iconography after featuring in Purple Rain. It comes up at Julien’s Music Icons sale in Beverly Hills on June 19-20 with an estimate of $100,000-200,000.  As well as Prince the sale will feature memorabilia relating to Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Madonna, Michael Jackson, Johnny Cash, Jim Morrison, the Rollings Stones, Queen, David Bowie, The Police, Guns N’Roses, Bob Marley, Elton John, Phish, Whitney Houston and many more.

    The original Bob Dylan lyrics for his Blond on Blond album are included in Sotheby’s English Literature, History, Childrens Books and Illustrations sale which runs online until May 12.  They are estimated at £12,000-15,000.

    Prince’s Blue Cloud guitar. UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR  $563,000

    Dylan’s A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall at Sotheby’s

    Tuesday, August 25th, 2015

    The Dylan lyrics

    The Dylan lyrics

    In 1962, in a small room above the legendary Gaslight Folk Club in Greenwich Village, New York, the 21-year-old Bob Dylan, hunched at a typewriter, wrote what is widely considered one of the greatest songs in the history of rock music. Fifty-three years later, the original type-written manuscript for the revolutionary, A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall, has emerged for sale at Sotheby’s in London, where it is estimated to sell for £150,000-200,000.

     

    Described by Rolling Stone magazine as “the greatest protest song by the greatest protest songwriter of his time”, it marks a key artistic breakthrough by the most influential songwriter alive today. The scratchings-out and revisions offer fresh insight into the creative process behind one of the world’s most loved songs.

     

    The lyrics will be part of Sotheby’s “Rock & Pop” sale in London on September 29.

     

    UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD