‘Portrait of George Dyer Talking’ by Francis Bacon which sold for £42.2 million at Christie’s, London.
February 8th O’Donovan & Associates Auctioneers, Newcastle West, Co Limerick. 1915 diary of a British soldier at Ypres, €330 (€250-€350).
Monday, February 10th Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers online auction.
81 per cent of lots sold. The Twelve Pins, Renvyle, Connemara by Harry Kernoff, €19,000 (€10,000- €12,000); The Country Winner by Peter Curling, €11,500 (€12,000-€15,000); Table Top, 1960 by William Scott, €6,000 (€7,000-€10,000); At The Races by Graham Knuttel, €4,200 (€3,000-€4,000); Wild Meadow by Kenneth Webb, €3,800 (€4,000-€5,000); Landscape, Cork by Martin Gale, €600 (€600- €900); St Georges, Hardwicke Place by Aidan Bradley, €600 (€700-€1,000)
Monday , February 10th RJ Keighery, City Auction Rooms, Waterford. French chest, €4,500 (€4,000- €6,000); Waterford chandelier, €4,100 (€5,000-€7,000).
Tuesday, February 18th Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers, Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny. Auction at 11am to include the contents of the Dublin home of the late Kevin B Nowlan, a former professor of Irish history at UCD and vice-president of the Irish Georgian Society.
Saturday and Sunday, February 15th, 16th Antiques and Art Fair, Moran’s Silver Springs Hotel, Cork.
Sunday, February 16th
Antiques and Fine Art Fair, Royal Marine Hotel, Dú n Laoghaire, Co Dublin. 11am-6pm.