Mary Swanzy

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Paul Henry’s West of Ireland landscape purchased by German diplomat W Muller in 1940 will be auctioned by Adam’s on September 25th €60,000-80,000

When German-Irish diplomatic relations began in 1929, neither side knew they were midway between the end of one world war and the beginning of another(...)

Peat Stacks Connemara by Paul Henry, €36,000 (€15,000-€25,000) Morgan O’Driscoll

Auction results Tuesday, August 6th, Morgan O’Driscoll. Paul Henry, Peat Stacks Connemara, €36,000 – more than double its lower reserve of €15,000. L(...)

Have you seen this painting? Girl in the Sand (1950) is one of the ‘lost’ works by Una Watters

It was a wet windy Monday morning in December when we arrived at the Emerald Ballroom in Ballinasloe. We weren’t there for the dancing. We were on a q(...)

Mary Swanzy got to know the work of Picasso from viewing his paintings at soirees organised by Gertrude Stein in Paris.

“To be an artist… you have to be very severe with your amount of energy… To have an overriding hobby, that’s the secret. Mine was an overriding hobby,(...)

Wall colour has a real impact on a painting. Photograph: Getty

Hanging works of art can prove such a chore that some paintings are relegated to storage for long periods, and in many ways the way a piece is hung is(...)

‘Clown by Candlelight’ by Mary Swanzy is on show at the ‘Circus250: Art of the Show’ exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland.

It’s not often that picture of a clown stops me in my tracks because it reminds me of me. But it happened when I found myself in front of Mary Swanzy’(...)

Norah McGuinness, Evening Flight: Adam’s Lot 19

Artworks from the collection of the late playwright Brian Friel have raised €162,300 for the homeless charity the Peter McVerry Trust. A total of 22 o(...)

By Merrion Strand by Jack B Yeats.

Auction Results: Wednesday (November 22nd) Adam’s, 26 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Irish Art Auction, 80 per cent of lots sold. Lot 49, By Merrion (...)

By Merrion Strand is an oil-on-canvas, dating from the late 1920s

Adam’s Irish art sale on Wednesday, November 22nd just like the previous evening’s auction at de Veres – leads with Jack B Yeats whose By Merrion Stra(...)

‘Railway Refreshment Room’ by Jack B Yeats is one of the paintings for sale

In one of the biggest occasions in the history of the international market for Irish art, two major auctions of Irish interest will take place on the (...)

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