‘West of Ireland Bog’ by Paul Henry  made €100,000 at Whyte’s – the top price in the Dublin autumn art auctions

Paul Henry’s west of Ireland landscapes dominated the Dublin sales and Francis Bacon hit a rare stumbling block in London. Auctioneers have reason to (...)

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Paul Henry wasn’t the first visitor to fall for the west of Ireland, but few have been more inadvertently influential in marketing the region’s appeal(...)

Descent from the Cross, an  18th century oil-on-canvas  by a ‘Follower of Pompeo Batoni goes under the hammer at  Sheppard’s in Laois.

Auction Results: Monday (September 18th) Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers, Skibbereen, Co Cork. ‘Irish Art’– Online Auction. 82 per cent of the 235 (...)

Gerard Dillon, ‘A Wet Day, Ireland’, oil on board, 38cm x 52cm, €20,000-€30,000

Unlike Dublin property, Irish art bought during the peak of the economic boom has not yet – and may not for a long time – see prices return to 2006/20(...)

Roundstone from the harbour. The Galway village comes alive during the summer.

Roundstone in Connemara is a pretty little village set on the edge of the bog about a 70-minute drive north of Galway city. Next stop: America. The s(...)

Pupils from Taunagh National School, Riverstown, Co Sligo with The Assumption by Mainie Jellet, one of 11  artists featured in the Punc 1x1 project. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Nick Miller never knew whether John McGahern liked the portrait he painted of him, in 1998. Miller himself was unhappy with the first attempt but the (...)

Meule (Grainstack)by Claude Monet sold for $84.4 million.

The top price for art at auction worldwide in 2016 was achieved at Christie’s, New York, where a French Impressionist painting Meule (Grainstack)by Cl(...)

Who? Pat O’Donovan antiques auctioneer, Co Limerick Pat O’Donovan established O’Donovan & Associates in 1982 in Newcastle West, Co Limerick. He r(...)

Whyte’s said its Irish & International Art auction at the RDS in Dublin on Monday night had been “a fantastic sale with great results”. Overall, 8(...)

Detail of The Cello Player, by Sir John Lavery, sold at Sotheby’s Irish art sale in London

At Sotheby’s Irish art sale in London on Tuesday, September 13th , the biggest surprise was the sale of The Cello Player, by Sir John Lavery, for £112(...)