Detail from a portrait of British actress Gladys Cooper by Sir William Orpen which made €175,000, the top price paid for a painting at auction this year

Whyte’s auctioneers said Monday night’s Important Irish Art auction at the RDS – where 85 per cent of lots sold – had produced the company’s “best res(...)

Detail from Sir William Orpen’s portrait of British actress Gladys Cooper is the top lot at Whyte’s upcoming auction

After this week’s record-breaking auctions in New York, the publication of catalogues for the pre-summer Dublin art auctions at Adam’s and Whyte’s mar(...)

Michael McDonough (79), Barbara 

McDonough-Flynn (76) and Margaret 

McDonough-Nee (75) in 
Milton, near 
 The three siblings were painted in 1946, when they were children, by artist Derek Clarke for ‘Connemara’, 
which sold at auction for ¤38,000.

Rarely has a painting attracted such interest or generated more emotion than Connemara Family (...)