William Leech

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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(...)

David (2012) by Jackie Nickerson (copyright Jackie Nickerson/courtesy the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, NY); and a portrait of Charles Coote, 1st Earl of Bellamont, by Joshua Reynolds (1723-1792; National Gallery of Ireland)

Uniform – A collaboration with Jackie Nickerson National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin ***** Long associated with privilege and prestige(...)

Detail from ‘Landscape Connemara’ by Paul Henry, which sold for €68,000

The top lot in Whyte’s auction of Irish & International Art in the RDS, Dublin on Monday evening was Landscape, Connemara by Paul Henry which sold(...)

Detail from ‘The Queen’s own Scottish Borderers Observe the King of Jews Appearing behind Seán McGuigan’s Sheep on the Fourth Sunday After Epiphany’ by Belfast artist Dermot Seymour, which has an estimated auction price of €1,500-€2,000

Viewing begins today for Dublin’s first major art auction of 2015 when Whyte’s unveils its Irish and international art at the RDS where the sale ta(...)

The Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage Collection 1914 was the star lot in an auction of finest and rarest wines, selling for £24,910

Somewhere in the world this week, very expensive corks were popped to celebrate New Year. Before Christmas, Sotheby’s in London sold six bottles of 10(...)