Cecil Maguire

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 Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan:  she described Maguire as “one of our finest landscape and figure painters”.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Cecil Maguire, a celebrated landscape painter, has died. Maguire was born in Lurgan, Co Armagh, in 1930, and worked as an English teacher before eve(...)

Mark Pepper, Wish will be auctioned at the de Vere’s online sale on May 12th (€800-€1,200)

Social distancing measures have closed museums, galleries and auction houses, and the industry now finds itself in new territory. The art world is in (...)

Gourd with Rembrandt Drawing, 2019, Liam Belton, €4,000- 6,000, Morgan O’Driscoll

Results MONDAY 29TH AND TUESDAY 30TH JULY Damien Matthews and Stephen Ryan, The Temperance Hall, Kinsale, George II Irish Red Walnut Table with Carv(...)

Qing dynsasy lacquer cinnabar box achieved €15,000 against its reserve of €50-€100 through Mullen’s

Auction results Tuesday, July 23rd Fonsie Mealy, Chatsworth Summer Fine Art Auction Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny Vivien Greene’s dolls houses achieved t(...)

John Shinnors Lot’s Wife €18,000- €22,000, Dolan’s Art Auction.

Forthcoming auctions Saturday, July 20th: O’Donovan Auction Rooms, Newcastlewest, Co Limerick to include old GAA medals, Limerick silver and period (...)

Lot 52, Paul Henry’s  Evening in Achill (€150,000–€250,000) at Morgan O’Driscoll’s sale.

For the first time, auctioneer Morgan O’Driscoll has taken lots from his upcoming Irish and International Art Sale on tour. Having just returned from (...)

Covenant (2018) by Kenneth Webb, at the RDS

About to enter his 92nd year and one of Ireland’s oldest working artists, Kenneth Webb was born in London in 1927 and moved to Belfast in 1953 as head(...)

Sean Scully pastel M.18.04 made €556,686

Auction results Christie’s, Modern British Art Evening Sale, June 19th. Sean Scully, pastel M.18.04 made €556,686, a record in the medium for th(...)

Top of the sales lists was Jack B Yeats, whose Morning Glory rose above its top estimate to make €175,000 (€80,000–€120,000)

Is Irish art finally coming out of the shadow of recession and back into the sun? There were certainly some glittering prices at Whyte’s Important Ir(...)

A carved blackwood and lacquered screen applied with ivory figures (€6,000-€10,000) which will be auctioned at Mullen’s Auctioneers

The week ahead will be exceptionally busy for Irish auctioneers as sales postponed due to the poor weather vie for attention with those already schedu(...)

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