Bonhams will hold an auction in London on Wednesday entitled A Century of Iraqi Modernism, which it describes as “a comprehensive sale showcasing t(...)

An oil painting of daffodils made by the late Ted Kennedy and  inspired by the Wordsworth poem

The late US Senator Edward Kennedy dabbled in art, and his paintings occasionally surface at auction. When he married for the second time in 1992, he (...)

Detail from ‘Waltzers’ by Jack Vettriano: it is expected to go for £200,000- £300,000 at Bonhams auction next week

The Scottish self-taught painter Jack Vettriano (63) is one of Britain’s most successful artists. His most famous painting, The Singing Butler (1992) (...)

‘Peatstacks, Connemara’ by George Gillespie

Auction results Sunday (January 25th) Hegarty’s, Bandon, Co Cork. An early Queen Victoria gold sovereign, dated 1838, €1,500 (€1,000-€1,500). (...)

Detail from ‘Une Parisienne’ by Ernest Ange Duez

Results: Sunday (January 18th) Dolan’s Art Auction House, Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. Towards the Lake Isle of Innisfree by Arthur K Maderson(...)

An ‘Aquarium’ vintage Dunhill cigarette lighter

A two-day auction at Bonhams in London on Tuesday and Wednesday is titled the “Gentleman’s Library Sale” and “features all kinds of objects that may h(...)

Detail from ‘Une Parisienne’, by Ernest Ange Duez, £60,000-£80,000 at Bonhams in London

After the harrowing images in recent news reports, Francophiles will find solace in beautiful paintings of Paris which feature in the catalogue for a (...)

The boom – or bubble – in the international art market looks set to continue in 2015. The big international art auction houses are benefiting from unp(...)

Sick Tinker Child by Louis le Brocquy sold for £266,500 in London, having sold in Dublin for €963,000 in 2006

Three paintings by Louis le Brocquy, which last changed hands at auction in Dublin in 2006, have fallen dramatically in value by two-thirds. They went(...)

Four volumes containing the unique copies of ‘The Flapper’, a magazine produced in 1904-1910 by the Shaw children of Bushy Park House, Terenure, Dublin sold for €4,400

Auction results: Friday (December 5th) Bonhams, London. A Kunstkammer table-top cabinet made in Augsburg, Germany during the mid-17th century, and fo(...)