Walter Osborne

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A selection of 50 rare and signed works by 1995 Nobel Literature laureate Seamus Heaney will be offered at the Victor Mee auction.

Victor Mee’s forthcoming Irish Connections two-day sale, on May 8th and 9th, at its Belturbet, Co Cavan salerooms will offer some unique pieces of Iri(...)

Question 100: What was Father Ted’s routine explanation for alleged financial misconduct?

What was Father Ted’s money doing? What did Mary Robinson’s electors rock in 1990? And could Lindsay Lohan play soccer for the Republic of Ireland? (...)

Lot 52: Section of Self Portrait by Mark ‘Rasher’ Kavanagh sold for €1,200, Morgan O’Driscoll

Auction results Morgan O’Driscoll, online Irish Art auction, March 11th: Louis le Brocquy’s The Flower Seller South Anne Street Christmas Eve, which (...)

Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures) by  David Hockney Photograph: (David Hockney/Courtesy of Christie’s Images LTD via AP)

Results Hegarty’s Antiques and Fine Art Bandon Co Cork. Country house auction November 18th. The Bugle Room by Wojciech Kossak, €5,700 (€4,000-€6,000(...)

Top of the sales lists was Jack B Yeats, whose Morning Glory rose above its top estimate to make €175,000 (€80,000–€120,000)

Is Irish art finally coming out of the shadow of recession and back into the sun? There were certainly some glittering prices at Whyte’s Important Ir(...)

A replica ‘Resolute’ desk made by a US company specialising in reproduction furniture is expected to make €1,500-€2,000 at Fonsie Mealy’s auction.

Like to get your feet under the desk used by the most powerful man in the world? A replica of the desk used by US president Donald Trump in the White(...)

Detail of ‘The Housekeeper’, by William Leech, which  is being sold from a private collection

A beautiful painting called The Housekeeper is on display at de Veres on Kildare Street this weekend and there could hardly be a more appropriate or a(...)

Hastings Railway Station by Walter Frederick Osborne: sold for £62,500 at Sotheby’s

Sotheby’s much-anticipated Irish art sale in London on Wednesday afternoon didn’t quite live up to expectations, with 26 of the 71 lots remaining unso(...)

Private Wealth Management

‘I don’t approve of what Wall Street and the wealthy have done to this country, but they are the very ones buying my paintings.” The quote, from Ameri(...)

‘A Farm in County Down’ by Paul Henry

Since the economy crashed in 2008, the Irish fine art and antiques market has experienced a flight to quality and search for safe-haven status. The mo(...)

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