Lady Idina Wallace (1893-1955) was married five times and was immortalised as “The Bolter” by novelist Nancy Mitford

A major portrait by Irish artist Sir William Orpen sold for over €1.1 million at a Sotheby’s art auction in London yesterday.‘Portrait of Lady Idina W(...)

Lady Idina Wallace (1893-1955) was married five times and was immortalised as “The Bolter” by novelist Nancy Mitford.

One of the most significant paintings by Irish artist Sir William Orpen is to auctioned at Sotheby’s in London later today.A Portrait of Lady Idina Wa(...)

Sotheby’s, London. British and Irish Art auction on Tuesday, November 19th includes Portrait of Lady Idina Wallace by Sir William Orpen, £800,000-£1.2 million
Auctions

Auction resultsMonday, November 11th Hegarty’s Auctioneers of Bandon. Famine cottage, Connemara, Co Galway, by Eileen Meagher, €2,600 (€3,000-€5,000);(...)

Detail from The Portrait of Lady Idina Wallace by Sir William Orpen

Sotheby’s has announced the sale of a “stunning” portrait by Irish artist Sir William Orpen on November 20th in London with a top estimate of £1.2m (€(...)