Detail from The Fishing Fleet by Paul Henry

Tuesday (Dec 2nd) De Veres, Art & Design Auction, Bewley’s Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin. 70 per cent of lots sold. Mayo Road by Donald Teskey €19(...)

Brownswood House, a 19th-century estate in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, and No 21 Rue Bonaparte in Paris’s Latin Quarter share one thing in common – Ei(...)

‘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 Co Mayo-born author, David Hicks,  “criss-crossed the country gathering information in relation to the portraits”

Irish Country Houses – Portraits & Painters is the title of a new book that tells the stories behind portraits associated with former residents of(...)

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(...)

Contender: part of Into the West of Ireland, by Paul Henry. Photograph courtesy of the National Gallery of Ireland

Joseph Stalin called artists “engineers of the human soul”, and to show that he meant this as a high compliment he added that the production of souls (...)

Portrait of a Lady by Sir John Lavery, which measures 65cm by 30cm,  was one of three paintings stolen from a house in Donard, Co Wicklow last week.

Gardaí are appealing to the public for information after three valuable paintings by Sir John Lavery, Paul Henry and Jack B Yeats were stolen from a h(...)

Sir John Lavery’s The Viscountess Castlerosse, Palm Springs, 1938 sold for €50,000 (€50,000-€70,000)

The first art auctions of Dublin’s autumn season were noticeably lacking in top-quality lots. At Whyte’s in the RDS on Monday evening, the top price w(...)

Ian Whyte: “There is an acute shortage of top-quality art and collectibles for auction.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Despite three consecutive art auctions in Dublin scheduled to begin on Monday – at Whyte’s, de Veres and Adam’s – and other sales around the country, (...)

The Viscountess Castlerosse, Palm Springs, 1938 by Sir John Lavery, an oil-on-board painting measuring 20x24 in (50.8x61cm), is estimated at €50,000 to €70,000. Right, Viscountess Castlerosse with a friend in Deauville, 1936

The highlight of the de Veres art auction in Dublin later this month is The Viscountess Castlerosse, Palm Springs, 1938 by Sir John Lavery. It’s qu(...)