William Leech

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Double Portrait, 1985-86, by Lucien Freud. Photograph: Ros Kavanagh/IMMA

As Ireland’s museums and galleries reopen, here’s a look at what’s on the walls. Some galleries are operating timed entries and ticketing systems, so (...)

Lot 53, The Sick Bed by Jack B Yeats (€250,000-€350,000)

Considering the current climate of uncertainty regarding coronavirus, there is a touch of irony that the top lot in Adam’s Important Irish Art sale on(...)

Faberge 1885 sapphire and diamond brooch €1,200–€1,800

Throughout history, sapphires have been revered for their beauty, strength and durability, and their perceived powers of wellness and protection. In (...)

Head of a Child (Summer) by Gottfried Helnwein

The forthcoming Sotheby’s Irish Art sale in London on November 19th features some important paintings which have not been seen in public – some in ove(...)

The Faberge gold Russian egg pendant (€8,000-€12,000)

FORTHCOMING AUCTIONS Saturday, May 11th; Sunday, May 12th: Matthews auction rooms, Oldcastle, Co Meath ( auction has been postponed from May 4th and (...)

A section of the HMHS Britannic’s second-class library maple panelling, in a colonial Adams-style design.

Auction results Wednesday, May 1st, Niall Mullen and Victor Mee, Heritage Hotel Portlaoise. Panelling from the second class area of the HMSH Britanni(...)

Section of  Balcony, Grasse by William Leech sold for  €46,000 at de Vere’s  (€20,000-€30,000)

Auction Results March 23rd, Lynes & Lynes, Carrigtohill, Co Cork. Lot 225, set of 12 Cork dining chairs, €3,000 (€3,000-€4,000) and lot 274, two (...)

Charlie Minter: “A great aspect of the job is the unexpected. You never know who’s going to be on the end of the telephone or what you’ll see behind a door.”

Charlie Minter is head of the Irish art department at Sotheby’s, the international auction house with a network of 90 offices in 40 countries, includ(...)

‘The Housekeeper’ by William Leech, made €70,000  at De Veres

Auction results Monday (March 7th) De Veres, Kildare Street, Dublin. Irish Art Auction.75 per cent of lots sold. Nature Morte – Flowers on a table,(...)

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(...)

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