Sotheby’s Ireland estimates that     aggregated shipping, premiums and new import tax on artworks sold in  Britain to Ireland will now add 45 per cent to the hammer price. Photograph: Michael Bowles/Getty

Now that Brexit is a reality, how does it affect buying at auction and where does it place Ireland as a player in the EU auction market? For buyers, (...)

Still Life with Frying Pan, William Scott,  €200,000 (€200,000-€300,000), de Vere’s

In a year like no other, the first lockdown saw a huge number of sales postponed on the fine art and auction circuit. Sales were pushed to the back en(...)

Red Roses for Me, Louis le Brocquy pen ink and watercolour €8,000–€12,000

There is a Whites on the Green matchbox dating from 1987 in the Little Museum of Dublin. The tiny box – which retains its matches – serves as a remind(...)

Zelouf and Bell Four Seasons Cocktail Cabinet, €10,000-€15,000.

When it comes to recognition in the world of craft and design, there can be few higher accolades than when The National Museum of Ireland chooses to i(...)

A series of eries of early unpublished letters from WB Yeats to Ethel Veasey, 1883-85- Sothebys.

FORTHCOMING AUCTIONS Please note – as government health restrictions may change – do consult with auction rooms in advance of any in room sales. Most(...)

Sculling by Jack B Yeats (Lot 47, €200,000-€300,000)

The week ahead is a busy one for fine art on the Irish auction circuit, with a dizzying number of superb paintings for sale. On Monday, December 7th,(...)

Daniel O’Neill’s Horseman, Pass By will feature at Adam’s Important Irish Art sale (Lot 23, €20,000-€30,000)

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the birth of Irish artist Daniel O’Neill (1920-1974) who was born in Belfast. To celebrate, two events were p(...)

A Sunny Day, Connemara by Paul Henry achieved €420,000 through Whyte’s this week, setting a world record for the artist.

Last March many auctioneers cancelled sales due to uncertainties the industry faced from the emerging global pandemic. For this lockdown, some sales (...)

A pair of Regency side tables from the collection of Ib Jorgensen will be auctioned at Adam’s sale, €4,000-€6,000

Two sales on Tuesday, October 20th, offer a great selection of art and furniture, from classic mid-century designs to the personal collection of one o(...)

Adam’s annual Townley Hall sale (October 12th-13th) features some important furniture from Irish stately homes to include Kildare House (now Leinster (...)

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