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    ART AND WHISKEY AT DOLAN’S TIMED ONLINE SALE

    Wednesday, December 6th, 2023
    Collection of 10 Midleton Very Rare Irish Whiskeys, 2015 to 2023. UPDATE: THIS MADE 6,500 AT HAMMER

    This collection of Midleton Very Rare Irish Whiskeys from 2015 to 2023 comes up as lot 7 at Dolan’s timed online December sale with an estimate of €7,000-€9,000. The catalogue for this sale, which features 240 lots of 20th century and contemporary Irish artists along with antiques, collectibles, whiskeys rugs and books, is now live and will run until December 11.

    Cecil Maguire RUA – SOME SHEEP FOR INISHLACHEN (€3,000-€5,000). UPDATE: THIS MADE 3,400 AT HAMMER

    BEHIND CLOSED DOORS A SUCCESS AT BONHAMS

    Wednesday, May 13th, 2020

    The first live behind-closed-doors sale at Bonhams in Knightsbridge was a success with 84% sold by lot and 88% sold by value. The Modern British and Irish Art sale  saw a record number of bidders for the department. A section of 22 sketches by Cecil Beaton for The Book of Beauty all sold, many  above estimate. Irish works included William Crozier’s ‘Garden Storm’ which made £5,687, Cecil Maguire’s ‘Winter, Salt Lake, Clifden’ made £2,550 and Graham Knuttel’s bronze ‘Two Fish’ made £1,657 and his ‘Portrait of a Woman’ made £1,530.

    CECIL MAGUIRE R.U.A. (1930-2020)
    Winter, Salt Lake, Clifden

    THE ART OF CECIL MAGUIRE AT MORGAN O’DRISCOLL’S AUCTION

    Monday, May 11th, 2020

    No less than four works by the Irish landscape artist Cecil Maguire, who died last week, feature in Morgan O’Driscoll’s online Irish art sale this evening. Born in Armagh in 1930 he graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast in 1951, taught at Lurgan College and painted in his spare time. He began exhibiting at the RHA in 1971 and retired from teaching in 1981 to paint full time. He lived and worked for most of the year in Roundstone, Connemara. This painting of Roundstone Harbour dates to 1983 and is estimated at 3,000-5,000.

    UPDATE: THE FOUR WORKS BY MAGUIRE ALL SOLD AT HAMMER PRICES OF 7,500, 6,600, 2,900 AND 2,000.

    Cecil Maguire (1930-2020) – Roundstone Harbour. UPDATE: THIS MADE 6,600 AT HAMMER

    ONLINE ART SALE BY MORGAN O’DRISCOLL

    Thursday, May 7th, 2020

    This painting of Cross Street, Galway by Cecil Maguire dates to 1979. It is lot 12 at Morgan O’Driscoll’s online sale of Irish art which runs to May 11. The estimate is 3,000-5,000. There are 197 lots on the catalogue, which is online.

    Cecil Maguire RHA RUA (b1930) – Cross Street, Galway. UPDATE: THIS MADE 7,500 AT HAMMER

    ENCOURAGING RESULTS AT MORGAN O’DRISCOLL ART SALE

    Monday, January 20th, 2020

    Cecil Maguire’s Fair Day, Clifden made a hammer price of 9,500 at Morgan O’Driscoll’s online sale of Irish art tonight. It was one of a number of encouraging results in O’Driscoll’s first online sale of 2020. Glenveagh Hills, Donegal by James Humbert Craig, Picnic by a River by Frank McKelvey and Farm Gate, Wicklow by Peter Collis each made hammer prices of 4,200; Fishing Village, Connemara by Maurice Wilks made 3,600, Venice by Arthur Maderson made 3,400 and Lake Scene, Evening by Percy French made 2,700. There will be an online sale of affordable Irish art by Morgan O’Driscoll on January 27.

    CECIL MAGUIRE (B.1930) – Fair Day, Clifden

    AN ONLINE SALE AT MORGAN O’DRISCOLL

    Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

    Bidding on Morgan O’Driscoll’s current online sale of Irish art ends on the evening of October 23.   There are 238 lots in the sale, including sculpture.  The catalogue is online.  Here is a small selection:

    Melanie Le Brocquy HRHA (b.1919) Horse and Rider  UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    John Brian Vallely (b.1941)
    Trio of Trad Musicians  UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,600 AT HAMMER

    Cecil Maguire RHA RUA (b.1930) On the Beach II (1978)  UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    Basil Blackshaw HRHA RUA (1932-2016) Dunadry Garden  UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,400 AT HAMMER