Auction Results: Sunday (May 22nd) Adam's, 26 St Stephen's Green, Dublin 2. Fine Period Interiors Auction. 77 per cent of lots sold. On the Lagoon, Venice (oil-on-canvas) by Pietro Fragiacomo €34,000 (€4,000-€6,000)
Monday (May 23rd) Morgan O'Driscoll Auctioneers, Skibbereen, Co Cork. Online art auction. Wild Oats and Poppies by Kenneth Webb €4,400 (€5,000-€7,000); The Horse Fair by Liam O'Neill €3,800 (€4,000- €6,000); The Morning of the Horse Fair by Cecil Maguire €3,000 (€4,000-€6,000); Afternoon Tea by Mark O'Neill €2,400 (€2,000-€3,000).
Wednesday (May 25th) De Veres, Kildare Street, Dublin 2. Irish Art Auction. 80 per cent of lots sold. Lot 26, A Riverside Inn by Jack B Yeats €66,000 (€70,000-€90,000); Lot 28, The Ferry Boat by Jack B Yeats €61,000 (€50,000-€70,000); Lot 33, Still Life With Apples on a White Cloth by Roderic O'Conor €55,000 (€50,000-€70,000); Lot 27, A View of Semur-en-Auxois by Mary Swanzy €41,000 (€30,000-€50,000); Lot 11, Headland 2 by Basil Blackshaw €11,500 (€9,000-€12,000);Lot 94 By-Pass No 4 by Martin Gale [see above] €14,000 (€8,000- €12,000); Lot 39, Wind-Blown Tree, Killary by Letitia Marion Hamilton €9,000 (€3,000- €5,000); Lot 50, Portrait of a Young Man by Patrick Hennessy €3,700 (€1,500-€2,000); Lot 137, Capel Street Bridge by Aidan Bradley €600 (€600-€900).
Forthcoming Auctions: Tuesday (May 31st) Adams Blackrock, 38 Main Street, Blackrock, Co Dublin. Interiors and Fine Art auction at 11am to include antique furniture from an unnamed Dublin law firm: a Victorian mahogany four-door bookcase (€1,800-€2,200); a Victorian mahogany partner's desk (€1,500-€1,800); and, a pair of Victorian rosewood card tables (€1,000-€2,000). Viewing under way.
Forthcoming Valuations: Wednesday& Thursday (June 1st & 2nd) The Ireland office of international auctioneers Bonhams is hosting complimentary jewellery valuations – by appointment only – in Dublin on Wednesday (at 31 Molesworth Street) and on Thursday in Belfast (the Merchant Hotel).