Gormleys Dublin art auction

The Party by Gerard Byrne (€1,500-€2,000)

The Party by Gerard Byrne (€1,500-€2,000)

Sat, Nov 9, 2013, 01:00

Belfast-based art auctioneers Gormleys is returning to the Dublin market with its first auction since November last year. The venue is the Radisson Blu St Helen’s Hotel, Stillorgan Road, where viewing begins tomorrow afternoon ahead of the auction on Tuesday, November 12th, at 7pm. Some of the paintings are from the collection of the late Mervyn and Pat Solomon who were Belfast collectors, including work by some well-known artists. Among them Women Washing Clothes in A Canal by Walter F Osborne, €20,000-€25,000 and Red Rocks and Sea by Roderic O’Conor, €10,000-€15,000.

Aside from the Solomon collection, there is a good choice of affordable paintings by, among others, Brian Ballard, Markey Robinson, Kenneth Webb, Aloysius O’Kelly, Tony O’Malley, Gladys Maccabe, James Humbert Craig and Maurice Wilks. Dublin artist Gerard Byrne’s, large oil-on-canvas depiction of Celtic Tiger good times, The Party, is estimated at €1,500-€2,000.

We reserve the right to remove any content at any time from this Community, including without limitation if it violates the Community Standards. We ask that you report content that you in good faith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment or by filling out this form. New comments are only accepted for 3 days from the date of publication.

My Antiques