Morgan O'Driscoll Auctioneers, Irish art auction
. 73 per cent of lots sold. Hot Weather/ Hot Day by Jack B Yeats, €27,500 (€30,000- €40,000); The Olive Pickers by Patrick Swift, €15,500 (€20,000- €30,000); Local Banter on a Sunny Morning by William Conor, €11,000 (€12,000- €15,000); Moving South by John Shinnors, €6,400 (€6,000-€9,000); Little Peggy by Charles Henry Cook, €5,500 (€7,000- €10,000).
Mealy's, Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny.
Fine and decorative art sale. 65 per cent of lots sold. Chinese 18th-century jade candlestick, €25,000 (€2,000-€3,000); Irish Georgian brass grate, €8,200 (€3,000-€5,000); watercolour initially attributed to Adolf Hitler failed to sell.
Adam's, St Stephen's Green, Dublin. Irish art auction. 78 per cent of lots sold. The Day's First Customer by Jack B Yeats, €115,000 (€80,000- €120,000); The Jockey by Gerard Dillon, €92,000 (€50,000-€70,000); Travellers (tapestry) by Louis le Brocquy, €80,000 (€80,000-€100,000); Pipes And Porter by Seá
n Keating, €80,000 (€80,000- €120,000); Mediterranean Harbour Scene by Nathaniel Hone,€60,000 (€30,000-€50,000); A Connemara Village by Paul Henry, €58,000 (€50,000- €70,000); The Emigrant's Last Farewell by Alfred Grey, €2,000 (€1,000- €1,500).
The top lot, A Figure Of Erin by Daniel Maclise (€120,000-€160,000) failed to sell.