Louis Le Brocquy

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I am now in the autumn of my years though, hopefully, still more September than October-coloured.
In a Word . . .

I’ve been seeing a lot more of my father recently. He died in 1999. Most mornings now there he is “in October-coloured weather” to quote Kavanagh. I h(...)

From the collection of Michael Smurfit, (detail)  Travelling Woman with Newspaper by Louis le Brocquy (£700,000-£1m) at Sotheby’s Irish Art Sale in London

Auction results Sunday, August 23rd Adam's At Home Sale Over 87 per cent sold with sales exceeding €250,000. According to Adam’s online purchases t(...)

The Sick Bed by Jack B Yeats

Adam’s Important Irish Art sale – which was originally due to take place in March and postponed due to the coronavirus lockdown – is now open for view(...)

19th century garnet set gifted by Lord Byron to Mary Ann Chaworth in 1803 achieved €5,200 (€800–€1,200) at Adam’s At Home sale.

Whyte’s Eclectic Collector Sale July 25th and 26th Ninety per cent of lots sold with a gross sale of just under €1m. 1916 Proclamation of the Irish R(...)

Mary Queen of Scots prayerbook, Christie’s, £250,000 - £350,000.

The prayer book once owned by Mary, Queen of Scots will be offered as part of Christie’s Classic Week’s Old Master Group sale, which will be held live(...)

Tuskar Rock Lighthouse by Ivan Sutton (€1,500-€2,000), Whyte’s.

With lockdown restrictions lifting, auction houses are beginning to open up for public viewings once again. Both de Vere’s of Kildare Street and Whyte(...)

Interior of Michael Smurfit’s private residence, showing portraits by William Orpen

The private art collection owned by businessman Michael Smurfit is to be sold over the course of the coming year through various auctions by Sotheby’s(...)

A Mouse in Full by Mairead O’hEocha - a favourite piece of art xpert Nicholas Gore Grimes which he bought in 2008. Image: Courtesy the artist and Mother’s Tankstation Dublin

The obvious reason for collecting art is to adorn our living spaces, but starting an art collection can be a daunting task. Where do you begin and wha(...)

Ignatius and Mary O’Connell  met when both were teachers at a school in Ballycastle, Co Antrim. Photograph: Bronagh O’Connell

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

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 (...)

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