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    Tuesday, September 27th, 2011

    Dublin auctioneers de Veres will offer 128 works at an Irish art sale on October 3.  In line with current market trends estimates are low and there should be value available for collectors. The venue for the auction is the D4 Berkeley Court Hotel and the sale is due to start at 6 p.m.  The catalogue is on-line. Here is a small selection ( you can click on any image to enlarge):  UPDATE:  AROUND 75 PER CENT OF LOTS ONOFFER SOLD IN A SALE THAT BROUGHT IN 270,000 AT HAMMER.

    Tony O'Malley, Artist's Room, Ferrybank, Arklow, Co. Wicklow (2,000-4,000). UPDATE: THIS MADE 2,700

    Washing Drying - Mid-day Rest by Gerard Dillon (4,000-6,000). UPDATE: THIS MADE 4,000

    Kerry Hills by Jack Butler Yeats (30,000-40,000). UPDATE: THIS WAS THE TOP LOT IN THE AUCTION AND MADE 29,000.

    Walter Frederick Osborne, Shepherding (8,000-12,000). UPDATE: THIS MADE 23,500.


    Sunday, December 5th, 2010

    A selection from the James Adam sale of Important Irish Art in Dublin on Monday December 6 at 6 p.m.  The catalogue features 180 lots. See post on for November 30.

    Last of Claddagh Cottages (Galway, c.1945) by Grace Henry at Adams. It is estimated at 1,500-2,500. UPDATE: IT SOLD FOR 2,600.

    Allegory is the title of this 1950 work by Louis le Brocquy. The Aubusson tapestry is estimated at 80,000-120,000. UPDATE: IT MADE 80,000

    A Hilltop Town in the South of France by Mary Swanzy at Adams. It is estimated at 40,000-60,000. UPDATE: IT MADE 66,000

    Black Roofs and Black Boats by Padraig MacMiadhachain (b.1929) (3,000-5,000). UPDATE: IT MADE 5,200

    Gerard Dillon (1916-1971) Italian Washer Woman (40,000-60,000) UPDATE: IT MADE 68,000

    Cottage by the Coast by Norah McGuinness (2,500-3,500) UPDATE: IT MADE 3,400

    West of Ireland Village by a River by Markey Robinson (2,500-3,500). UPDATE: IT MADE 4,200

    Fantail Pigeon by Louis le Brocquy (40,000-60,000). UPDATE: It made 48,000.