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‘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 (...)

‘A View of Semur-en-Auxois’ whichde Veres sold for €41,000

Most art is bought for pleasure not investment. Paintings that appreciate significantly in value are few and far between. And the capital appreciation(...)

‘By-Pass No 4’  by Martin Gale

Auction Results: Sunday (May 22nd) Adam’s, 26 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Fine Period Interiors Auction. 77 per cent of lots sold. On the Lagoon, Ve(...)

James O’Halloran of Adam’s fine art auctioneers: “When I get into a house to do an insurance valuation, it is not unusual to see a really expensive painting above an inexpensive Ikea item.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

One of the country’s leading furniture and fine art specialists, James O’Halloran considers himself fortunate that, as a lad fresh out of college at 2(...)

Couturier art sale

Danish-born Ib Jorgensen – the couturier-turned-art-dealer – was one of Ireland’s most renowned fashion designers in the 1970s and 1980s. He came t(...)

The top lot in Adam’s was a painting by Roscommon-born Impressionist artist Roderic O’Conor, a French landscape titled Chemin Mènant à Grez which made €210,000 within the estimate (€150,000-€250,000).

It is almost mid-point in the 2014 auctions calendar and the results from two major art sales in Dublin this week suggest that the Irish market is rec(...)

Salmon Fishing on the Boyne by Nano Reid (€25,000-€35,000) at Whyte’s

Tuesday, May 20th Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers, The Chatsworth Fine Art Sale, Castlecomer, Co Kilkenny. 80 per cent of lots sold. Oil painting by Abraham (...)

A Warhol print (number three from an edition of 190) based on an advertisement featuring Ronald Reagan. The estimate is €10,000-€15,000.

Unusually for a major Irish art auction, paintings by women artists are among the highlights in Whyte’s forthcoming sale which goes on view at the RDS(...)

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