Frank Mckelvey

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Harry Kernoff RHA – ‘Bottle Tower, Rathfarnham’ (1940) €2,000-€3,000

The arrival of the new year in the Irish art market doesn’t mean out with the old. Far from it. Most of the pictures in the first big art auction of 2(...)

Sleeper lot: “Italian school” had a guide of €500-€800 but made €120,000 at Adam’s

Sunday, April 9th Adam’s, 26 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Last weekend’s At Home auction hit the headlines when Lot 160, an apparently unremarkable (...)

Section from   “Self Portrait (1988)” by Michael Kane. Estimate: €2,000-€4,000. (Painting formerly thought to be a portrait of the late poet and novelist Anthony Cronin)

The late poet and novelist Anthony Cronin, who died in December, might have been amused to see the print catalogue for Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers c(...)

“Farmstead with Cows Grazing by the River” by Frank McKelvey: Lot 8 (€4,000-€6,000) in the March 6th sale at Morgan O’Driscoll auctioneers, Skibbereen, Co Cork

Auction results Wednesday (March 1st) Bonhams, New Bond Street, London, hosted an auction of 19th century European, Victorian and British Impression(...)

 “Cottages, Connemara” by Paul Henry   (€120,000-€180,000)  is photographed beside a bottle of champagne   to show bidders the scale of the painting

Skibbereen, Co Cork-based Morgan O’Driscoll art auctioneers is the only Irish auction house to hold sale previews in London. Viewing of the latest sal(...)

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(...)

George McClelland with artist Dan O’Neill

One of the best-known private collections of modern Irish art is The McClelland Collection, assembled by the late George and Maura McClelland. They a(...)

The Town of Books Festival in Graiguenamanagh, Co Kilkenny,  includes pop-up bookshops and a valuation event. Photograph: Pat Moore

Auction results Monday (August 22nd) RJ Keighery Auctioneers, City Auction Rooms, Waterford. A large Waterford Crystal chandelier (“Etoile” model, (...)

‘Airman of Inisheer’ by Margaret Clarke

“Since the beginning of 2015 the Irish art market has experienced a resurgence and there is a palpable confidence in the saleroom with collect(...)

“Fishing Trawlers, Howth” by Ivan Sutton: the painting is on sale at a house contents auction in Howth

It’s the busiest week of the year for fine art and antiques auctions. Aside from the three big art auctions in Dublin, there are also numerous(...)

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