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    CARAGH LAKE, REEKS AND KERRY SKIES IN THIS ARTWORK

    Thursday, September 22nd, 2022
    MICHAEL MCCARTHY┬á(B.1941) – Lough Caragh, Co. Kerry (2001). UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,000 AT HAMMER

    THIS oil on board of Caragh Lake with the Reeks in the background and an expansive Kerry sky by Michael McCarthy comes up as lot 15 at Morgan O’Driscoll’s off the wall online art auction which runs until September 27. Born in Mallow, Co. Cork he moved to Northern Ireland as a child and then to England where he attended Newark College of Art. After years in Australia he became, in 1992, artist in residence with the US Forest Service, spending a year in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. He has lived in Ireland since 1997. This work is estimated at 500-750.