Detail of ‘The Hook Lighthouse’ by Ivan Sutton at Dolan’s Art Auction House (€800-€1,200)

Auction results Saturday (April 23rd) Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers ‘History Sale’, Gresham Hotel, Dublin. An original copy of the 1916 Proclamation “be(...)

‘A Kerry Lake’ by Paul Henry (1935)

A painting by Paul Henry that has been in a private collection in the US is the top lot in Morgan O’Driscoll’s art auction in the RDS on Monday evenin(...)

For auction John Weldon Auctioneers: a diamond- and jade-set butterfly brooch set in 18ct gold (€1,500-€2,500)

Auction results  Monday (April 11th) Dix Noonan Webb, London. Auction of “Paper Money”. A 1928 Irish Free State “Lady Lavery” £50 note – “one(...)

When enterprising duo, Moya Doherty and John McColgan, took the world by storm with Riverdance in 1995 and the till started ringing to the tune of €9(...)

A Victorian horseracing board game, originally from Slane Castle (home of the Conyngham family), entitled The Conyngham Cup – Race Game, is based on a famous annual steeplechase  that is still held at Punchestown. It is to be auctioned through Matthews

Auction results Tuesday (March 22nd) Chorley’s Auctioneers, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, England. A hand-drawn map by Sir Roger Casement showing wh(...)

‘Man Reading’, by Jack B Yeats (1945), was acquired from the artist by the current owners’ family and has been in their private collection ever since. The estimate for its sale at Adam’s is €60,000-€90,000

Adam’s first art auction of 2016 in its St Stephen’s Green saleroom takes place next Wednesday evening and includes Man Reading by Jack B Yeats. Datin(...)

‘The Housekeeper’ by William Leech, made €70,000  at De Veres

Auction results Monday (March 7th) De Veres, Kildare Street, Dublin. Irish Art Auction.75 per cent of lots sold. Nature Morte – Flowers on a table,(...)

Detail of ‘The Housekeeper’, by William Leech, which  is being sold from a private collection

A beautiful painting called The Housekeeper is on display at de Veres on Kildare Street this weekend and there could hardly be a more appropriate or a(...)

Erica Devine: ‘Avoid using picture lights over paintings, as they deliver a high dose of heat and light’

What is your area of expertise? I advise museums and collectors on the care and display of their collections of art and antiques, train house staff(...)

A Connemara Village was first exhibited by the Fine Art Society, New Bond Street, London, in April 1934 and then, in November 1937, at Combridge’s Gallery in Dublin where former taoiseach John A Costello is understood to have bought it for £85.

A painting of a west of Ireland landscape owned by a former Fine Gael taoiseach, the late John A Costello ,has come to light and will be sold at aucti(...)