The late Tony Ryan bought ‘Double Portrait of Robert Mason, of Masonbrook, Loughrea, Co Galway, and Sara Monck, Both Seated in an Interior, a Landscape Beyond’   at Sotheby’s in 2005 for £21,000

Adams Blackrock, the south Co Dublin auction house, has stolen a march on its bigger rivals by securing the sale of the remaining items from the fine (...)

An image of Lot 86 Sir Jacob Epstein, Head of a Negro Boy, Bronze, 20cm high, Estimate €8,00.00 -€10,000.00

November is the busiest month for sales of fine art and antiques as auctioneers and dealers compete for a share of pre-Christmas spending. There is al(...)

A Fair Day, Mayo by Jack B Yeats sold for €1 million in 2011, the highest figure paid at auction for a work of art in Ireland

The Irish fine art and antiques market was worth an estimated €50 million last year. That’s a drop of about 50 per cent since the peak of the boom (...)