Sean Keating

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Sotheby’s Three Treasures sale of Stuart Weitzman set a new record for a coin at auction when the 1933 Double Eagle $20 coin achieved $18.9 million (€15.9 million)

Despite Covid and lockdowns, it has been a strong six months in the antiques and fine art industry, with some notable results. An extremely rare Iris(...)

Tom Hanks American Airstream, 1992 ($150,000-$250,000/ 126,951- 211,586) and Ford Super Duty Crew Cab ($70,000-$100,000/ €59,244- €84,634). will be auctioned by Bonham’s

For the first time in a decade, the familiar sight of a marquee at the Connemara crossroads of Ballyconneely will be absent this August bank holiday w(...)

Self Portrait Wearing a Hat, Sean Keating €30,000- €50,000 Whyte’s

Limerick-born artist Seán Keating, who died in 1977 aged 88, was often regarded as the official artist of the Irish Free State. The noted portrait pai(...)

Men of the South, 1921-22, by Seán Keating, Image: Collection Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, copyright Estate of Seán Keating

Seán Keating’s Men of the South is the most famous painting of the War of Independence. It was the cover image for the bestselling Atlas of the Irish (...)

Painting Dublin: detail from Winetavern Street, 1934, by Harry Kernoff; The Fishmarket, Patrick Street, 1893 by Walter Frederick Osborne; The Leinster Market, c.1915, by  Estella Frances Solomons,

Before now, emphasis was placed on rural landscape and western seaboard in Irish art. KATHRYN MILIGAN'S book has taken a different approach Art (...)

When the Chicago World Fair opened in 1893, there was not one, but two rival model Irish villages.

People frequently forget that history isn’t composed of a grand sweep of happenings, ordained by institutions from on high. While these undoubtedly co(...)

A piece by Gabriel Hayes at the entrance to the Church of the Ascension in Gurranabraher in Cork. Hayes was one of Ireland’s most prolific female sculptors of the 20th century.

Sculpture is a hot topic right now. It is an ideal time to look at the life and work of one of Ireland’s most prolific female sculptors of the 20th ce(...)

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(...)

Lot 59: Qing bronze and polychrome censer achieved €30,000 (€15,000-€20,000) through Sheppard’s

Auction results Thursday, February 20th  Sheppard’s Asian Art Sale  95 per cent sold including: lot 59, Chinese Qing gilt bronze and polych(...)

David Hockney’s The Splash which sold for £23.1m (€27.4m) at Sotheby’s in London.

AUCTION RESULTS Tuesday, February 11th Sotheby’s Contemporary Art London. David Hockney painting, The Splash, sold for £23.1m (€27.4m) – nearly eigh(...)

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