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    DRAWING OF RICHARD BRINSLEY SHERIDAN AT WHYTE’S

    Thursday, May 13th, 2021

    An original 1802 drawing of the Irish playwright and satirist Richard Brinsley Sheridan comes up at Whyte’s Eclectic Collector sale online on May 15 and 16. It is among the historical artefacts, manuscripts, books, maps, militaria, coins, banknotes, sporting and entertainment memorabilia, curios, tribal objects and rare whiskies on offer. Lot 35 is a theatrical candidate cartoon by Thomas Rowlandson (1756-1827) with an original drawing featuring Richard Brinsley Sheridan. The long term owner of the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane he is known for plays like School for Scandal, The Rival, the Duenna and A Trip to Scarborough. The cartoon is estimated at €800-€1,200.

    Original ink and water colour drawing with the playwright seated at the desk. UPDATE: THIS SOLD FOR €750

    SPRING ART SALE AT WHYTE’S IN DUBLIN

    Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021

    Wet Sands at Booterstown by Desmond Carrick (1928-2012) is among the lots at Whyte’s Spring Art sale in Dublin on March 1. It is estimated at 1,000-1,500 in a timed online auction which runs until March 1. Whytes say that this is an ideal sale for new and seasoned collectors. More than 260 with estimates from 50-5,000 will come under the hammer. UPDATE: THIS MADE 1,300 AT HAMMER

    IRISH AND INTERNATIONAL ART AT WHYTE’S

    Wednesday, September 11th, 2019

    Many major names are included in Whyte’s auction of Irish & International Art at the RDS, Dublin on September 16.   The sale boasts many of the premier names in Irish art including Jack Yeats, Louis le Brocquy, May Guinness, Daniel O’Neill, Nathaniel Hone, Basil Blackshaw along with international artists such as Andy Warhol and Raoul Dufy. The Butler Gallery benefit auction of Contemporary art is included too. The catalogue is online. Here is a small selection:

    James Arthur O’Connor – Figure in a wooded landscape (4,000-6,000) UPDATE: THIS MADE 9,500 AT HAMMER
    Roy Lichtenstein – Une fenetre ouvert sur Chicago from the new fall of America 1992 (etching – 3,000-5,000) UPDATE: THIS MADE 4,200 AT HAMMER