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    Sunday, May 22nd, 2022
    Frattini desk c1960. UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,400 AT HAMMER

    This rosewood c1960 Model 530 desk by Gianfranco Frattini for Bernini is lot 17 at de Veres art and design auction which runs online until May 24. The sale is on view from today in Dublin. The desk is estimated at 1,500-2,500. The sale features Danish and Italian furniture and lighting by some of the major designers of the 20th Century including Arne Vodder, Arne Jacobsen, Finn Juhl, Niels Moller, le Corbusier, major labels Desede, Roche Bobois, B + B Italia and Cassina. There is art by Felim Egan, Robert Ballagh, Martin Gale, Terry Frost, Barrie Cooke, William Crozier and a variety of other artists.


    Friday, September 3rd, 2021

    This untitled mixed media work by Felim Egan, dated 1981, comes up as lot 27 at de Veres art and furniture online auction which runs to September 14. It is estimated at just 200-400. Felim Egan, who died last December, was one of Ireland’s leading contemporary artists. He exhibited in Ireland and Europe and represented Ireland at the Paris Biennale of 1981 and the Sao Paolo Biennale of 1985. His work hangs in numerous public and private collections. There are 132 lots in the sale. UPDATE: THIS MADE 340 AT HAMMER


    Saturday, March 13th, 2021

    No less than 24 lots of Irish art will kick off an online sale by Dreweatts of Newbury, Berkshire on March 18.  The auction of Modern and Contemporary Art starts with a private Irish collection from artists ranging from Colin Middleton to Gladys Maccabe to Felim Egan.  Dreweatts say the collection has been passionately assembled over the last 30 years by a private individual and that the art on offer touches on the recurring themes including nostalgia, escapism and a sense of identity.Estimates are from £600-£800 for a charcoal drawing by William Conor to £10,000-£15,000 for two works by Gerard Dillon.  The artists featured are  Gerard Dillon, William Conor, Colin Middleton, Markey Robinson, Gladys Maccabe, Maurice MacGonigal, Maurice Wilks, Frank McKelvery, Kitty Wilmer O’Brien, Henry Healy, Basil Blackshaw, Graham Knuttel, Sean McSweeney, Ciaran Clear, Felim Egan and Martin Finnin.  Dreweatts sold a large work by the Limerick artist John Shinnors for a hammer price of £40,000 last October.

    Untitled (Blue) by Felim Egan (1952-2020). UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD


    Friday, January 19th, 2018

    Morgan O’Driscoll’s first online art auction of 2018 runs to January 22.  There is work by Rowan Gillespie, Frank McKelvey, Dan O’Neill, Mark  O’Neill, Tony O’Malley, Norah McGuinness and many more.  The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    Patrick Collins RHA (1911-1994)
    Eyrie (1988)  UPDATE:  THIS MADE 2,800 AT HAMMER

    Harry Kernoff RHA (1900-1974)
    Bottle Tower, Rathfarnham (1940)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,200 AT HAMMER

    Tony O’Malley HRHA (1913-2003)
    Abstract Composition (1979)  UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    Felim Egan (b.1952)
    Untitled (2006)  UPDATE: THIS MADE 3,000


    Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

    Given the strength of sterling and the weakness of the euro the timing for Morgan O’Driscoll’s London viewing of his Irish and International Art auction at the RDS in Dublin on April 20 is good.  What better time to introduce a new English audience to Irish art and artists – the three day viewing is at La Galleria in Pall Mall on April 13, 14 and 15 – than when the euro is on the floor?  Estimates, as in most latter day auctions in Ireland, are reasonable. Here is a small selection:

    (See posts on for April 6 and April 1, 2015).

    Felim Egan (b.1952) - Red River (2006)

    Felim Egan (b.1952) – Red River (2006)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 5,000 AT HAMMER

    Louis Le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) - The Bistro Lemon

    Louis Le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) – The Bistro Lemon  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 7,000 AT HAMMER.

    Camille Souter HRHA (b.1929) - Things Inside (1957)

    Camille Souter HRHA (b.1929) – Things Inside (1957)  UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    John Shinnors (b.1950) - Overloop, June (2003)

    John Shinnors (b.1950) – Overloop, June (2003)  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 4,000 AT HAMMER

    Brian Maguire (b.1951) - Fear in the Belly (1996)

    Brian Maguire (b.1951) – Fear in the Belly (1996)  UPDATE: THIS WAS UNSOLD

    Kenneth Webb RWA FRSA RUA (b.1927) - Blowing in the Wind

    Kenneth Webb RWA FRSA RUA (b.1927) – Blowing in the Wind  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 8,500

    Maurice Canning Wilks ARHA RUA (1911-1984) - Near Doochary, Co. Donegal (6,000-9,000).

    Maurice Canning Wilks ARHA RUA (1911-1984) – Near Doochary, Co. Donegal (6,000-9,000).  UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR 12,000