Basket and Vessels by Stephen McKenna, made €17,000,

The torturous legacy of Anglo Irish Bank produced a rare good-news story this week. The former bank’s surprisingly modest art collection was auctioned(...)

Auctioneer James O’Halloran said the Anglo Irish Bank collection included “some high quality works” by well-known modern Irish artists including Louis le Brocquy, Martin Gale, Felim Egan and Stephen McKenna. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

The corporate art collection of the former Anglo Irish Bank is being sold at public auction in Dublin this evening at 6pm.A total of 134 paintings, pr(...)

Auctioneer James O’Halloran said the Anglo Irish Bank collection included “some high quality works” by well-known modern Irish artists including Martin Gale (above),  Louis le Brocquy, Felim Egan and Stephen McKenna.

The corporate art collection of the former Anglo Irish Bank is to be sold at public auction in Dublin next month. Some 130 paintings, prints, sculptur(...)