‘Horse With Jockey Up’ by Basil Blackshaw

All three major Dublin auction houses will hold their first art auctions of the autumn season on consecutive evenings beginning on Monday. Viewing (...)

‘Horse Fair at Goresbridge’ by Peter Curling was sold for €31,000 de Veres art auction at Buswell’s Hotel

A telephone bidder “calling from the car park at Royal Ascot” on Tuesday evening failed to secure a painting titled Horse Fair at Goresbridge by Peter(...)

‘Horse Fair at Goresbridge’, an oil on canvas by Peter Curling is estimated at €20,000-€25,000 at de Vere’s auction

After successful sales at Adam’s and Whyte’s, the last of the “big three” summer art auctions in Dublin takes place on Bloomsday at de Veres. Viewing (...)

The boom – or bubble – in the international art market looks set to continue in 2015. The big international art auction houses are benefiting from unp(...)

Sick Tinker Child by Louis le Brocquy sold for £266,500 in London, having sold in Dublin for €963,000 in 2006

Three paintings by Louis le Brocquy, which last changed hands at auction in Dublin in 2006, have fallen dramatically in value by two-thirds. They went(...)

Markey masterpiece:  next Tuesday’s De Veres’ auction in Ballsbridge will include 12 lots by Markey Robinson including Unloading the Catch

Markey Robinson is one of the best-known names in Irish art yet he’s shrouded in mystery. He was born David Marcus Robinson in Belfast in 1918 and die(...)

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(...)

A pair of Pratfall chairs by Philippe Starck, €1,400-€1,800 at de Veres

As “brown furniture” continues to struggle in the auction rooms, there’s been a surge of interest in 20th-century furniture, some of which is o(...)

Arkle Racing, Marlborough Street, Dublin by John Doherty will go under the hammer in de Veres’ art auction in Dublin, €25,000-€35,000

It is 50 years since Arkle won the Cheltenham Gold Cup in 1964, the first of three consecutive wins. The champion steepl(...)

The Ferry by Walter Frederick Osborne made €490,000

The Ferry by Walter Frederick Osborne made €490,000 at de Veres auction in Dublin on Wednesday, the highest price paid for a painting at auction in Ir(...)