Descent from the Cross, an  18th century oil-on-canvas  by a ‘Follower of Pompeo Batoni goes under the hammer at  Sheppard’s in Laois.

Auction Results: Monday (September 18th) Morgan O’Driscoll Auctioneers, Skibbereen, Co Cork. ‘Irish Art’– Online Auction. 82 per cent of the 235 (...)

Gerard Dillon, ‘A Wet Day, Ireland’, oil on board, 38cm x 52cm, €20,000-€30,000

Unlike Dublin property, Irish art bought during the peak of the economic boom has not yet – and may not for a long time – see prices return to 2006/20(...)

‘I have yet to see people who worked so hard for so little gain. It meant incessant toil with the spade” was how the painter Paul Henry describ(...)