‘The Bathing Hour, Lido, Venice’ by Sir John Lavery sells for £686,500

Monday, November 17th Bonhams, London. Paysage Breton by Roderic O’Conor £135,000 (£150,000 -£200,000). Tuesday, November 18th Sotheby’s, London. A w(...)

The Wonderland sculpture by Jaume Plensa, outside the Bow Tower in Calgary. Photographs: Colin Way/New York Times

Embracing one’s inner carnivore is not an unusual thing to do in a city nicknamed “Cowtown”, but this was not your usual steak. It was pig-head mor(...)

Christie’s: John Lavery’s The Bathing Hour, Lido, Venice.

Next week’s art auctions in London feature some notable lots of Irish interest. On Monday evening at Bonhams in New Bond Street, Paysage Breton, by Ro(...)

Detail from “Hibernia Mirror”, depicting the map of Ireland and similar to the mirrors found in London’s Connaught Hotel bar, which sold for £62,500 in Christie’s sale

Tuesday, (November 4th ) Christie’s, King St, London. The auction titled Luxury-Colour-Texture of the estate of the late David Collins, the London-ba(...)

‘Still Life, Vase with Daisies and Poppies’ was painted just weeks before Van Gogh’s death

The world’s billionaire art collectors have plenty to bid for in the big November art auctions in New York. The star lot is at Sotheby’s which will of(...)

A marble bust of Homer by Francis Harwood, previously the property of a parish priest of Kilcullen, has an estimate of between £70,000 and £100,000 at Sotheby’s London

Sotheby’s has announced that another important piece of antique sculpture, “discovered in Ireland” is to be auctioned in London. Sotheby’s representat(...)

Flogging the family silver in times of need has long been a discreet tradition among the no longer wealthy. Selling in London means avoiding the embar(...)

Joseph Walsh is a self-taught furniture designer and first started learning about woodwork at the age of eight from his grandfather, James Duignan. Photograph: Andrew Bradley

In the first or second week of November, Park Avenue in New York will close to traffic for the day to allow a piece of Irish furniture to be craned(...)

Fierce price: Tygers at Play by George Stubbs sold for €9.7 million at Sotheby’s, London

The Irish fine art and antiques market was worth more than €61 million last year and accounted for almost 6,000 jobs. The figures are included in the (...)

Angela McAteer, an expert in Chinese art at Sotheby’s

The major Dublin auctioneers have announced dates for the first big autumn sales. There’s still time to consign items but closing dates are imminent. (...)