Picasso’s ‘Les Femmes D’Alger’ sold for €158 million

The past 12 months saw a recovery in the Irish market and a continuing boom in international art and antique sales. Auctioneers face 2016 with confid(...)

Man In A Train, Thinking by Jack B Yeats (right) made €220,000

Three major art auctions in Dublin this week – on three consecutive evenings – saw strong demand in all price brackets. Following Whyte’s auction in t(...)

‘Airman of Inisheer’ by Margaret Clarke

“Since the beginning of 2015 the Irish art market has experienced a resurgence and there is a palpable confidence in the saleroom with collect(...)

Detail from In The Long Grass, Near Killaloe, by John Murphy, estimated at €2,500-€4,000

Results: Wednesday (November 18th) Bonhams, London, modern British and Irish art. House Tops, Tetuan, View from the House of the British Minister by S(...)

Detail from a portrait of Arthur Guinness II,  by artist Martin Cregan made €32,000, over the double the top estimate (€10,000-€15,000)

At Adam’s annual Country House Collections auction in Slane Castle, Co Meath on Tuesday, bidders spent over €1.3 million and 70 per cent of lots sold.(...)

Detail from ‘Portrait of Vivian Hugh Smith’ (1867-1956), later 1st Baron Bicester of Tusmore Park, by Sir William Orpen

Monday (September 28th) Whyte’s, Irish & International Art auction, RDS, Dublin 4. 80 per cent of lots sold. An original oil painting for the fro(...)

‘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 (...)

An Ireland Currency Commission ‘Lady Lavery’ one hundred pound note sold for €3,600 at Whyte’s Irish Art and Collectables Auctioneers

Saturday (June 13th) Whyte’s, The Eclectic Collector auction, Molesworth St, Dublin 2. 80 per cent of lots sold. A 19th century mahogany coin cab(...)

Detail from ‘Spanish Lady at Bullfight’, a painting at the Adams of Blackrock auction of European and  Irish paintings, silver and furniture

Tuesday (May 19th) John Weldon Auctioneers, Cows Lane, Temple Bar. Coins. A “Russia, Peter the Great gold 2- Roubles coin dated 1721” €5,000 (€3,000-(...)

This gold 15th-century Edward III ‘Noble’ coin , estimated at €2,000-€4,000, is for sale at Weldon Auctioneers in Temple Bar, Dublin

Tuesday, May 19th John Weldon Auctioneers, Cow’s Lane, Temple Bar, Dublin, from 2pm. Collectible coins include a gold 15th-century Edward III ‘Noble’ (...)