Some of the ‘Dublin Fragments’ which painter and architectural historian, Peter Pearson,  collected  during the 1970s and 1980s

International auctioneers are not always selling. London-based Bonhams has announced that its Ireland office will host a non-selling exhibition calle(...)

 One of the designs of the London home of the 18th-century Prince of Wales, contained in a pocket book sent to his friend Thomas Conolly, of Castletown House, Co Kildare

In 1789, while the revolting French were sharpening the guillotine for plump aristocratic necks, in London an untroubled Prince of Wales was enjoying (...)

Hastings Railway Station, by Walter Frederick Osborne, has a top estimate of £100,000/€136,000 at the Sotheby’s Irish Sale next month

Paintings worth more than €1 million that have been on loan to Dublin’s Hugh Lane Gallery and Limerick’s Hunt Museum have been taken off public displ(...)

A pair of large Chinese “Qing period” powder-blue vases, each 2.5ft high: they exceeded the estimate of up to €40,000

Downton Abbey’s return to TV screens last weekend, with an opening storyline about a country-house auction, provided the perfect curtain-raiser to (...)

One of the 38 photographs from 19th century Egypt that are up for auction at Matthews

An album of late 19th-century photographs of Egypt has come to light in Co Meath and will be auctioned in Matthews Auction Rooms in Oldcastle on Tuesd(...)

Detail from ‘Delphiniums’ by  Anne McLeod

The 161st exhibition of the Water Colour Society of Ireland, opening at the Concourse Gallery, Dún Laoghaire County Hall on Monday, features some 280 (...)

‘Horse With Jockey Up’ by Basil Blackshaw

All three major Dublin auction houses will hold their first art auctions of the autumn season on consecutive evenings beginning on Monday. Viewing (...)

Pen and ink sketch by Jack B Yeats titled “This is the way they rode the Pony Express in Earls Court in 1887”

While cataloguing a collection of books for its forthcoming antiques auction, Hegarty Auctioneers in Bandon Co Cork found “ a rather worn copy of Bron(...)

Auction Results Tuesday (September 15th) Adams Blackrock, 38 Main St Blackrock, Co Dublin: Autumn fine art and antiques auction. A George IV mahogany(...)

An artillery shell from 1916, turned into a dinner gong, which was found in a London flea market and which will go under the hammer in Whyte’s, with an estimate of between €800 and €1,200, next month.

An impulse purchase at a London flea market has uncovered the only known trophy made to celebrate British “victory” in the 1916 Rising. A “fascinat(...)