Streamlined quality: a set of four Model 78 chairs by Niels Moller (Danish, 1960s) in rosewood with tan leather upholstered seats and tapering legs, for auction with an estimate of €1,000-€1,500)

The red chair in the window of deVeres auction house on Kildare Street gives a flavour of the lots on offer in its upcoming design auction of classic (...)

Rory Guthrie: ‘Never buy a poor work based solely on an artist’s reputation or fame. A bad picture is always going to be a difficult seller in any market no matter who painted it, whereas a piece of quality will always find a buyer’

Rory Guthrie is a director at de Veres Art Auctions on Kildare Street, Dublin, the only Irish auction house to specialise in 20th-century design furn(...)

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(...)

Man In A Train, Thinking by Jack B Yeats (right) made €220,000

Three major art auctions in Dublin this week – on three consecutive evenings – saw strong demand in all price brackets. Following Whyte’s auction in t(...)

‘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(...)