Tag Archives: Irish Art

Gormley’s Online Auction of Affordable Art

Once again Gormley’s have gathered together an interesting selection of Irish Art and most at very reasonable prices.  There are several nice works by Gregory Moore but it is the timeless piece below  by P.Timmons that really caught my eye – bidding is currently a mere €20 for this superb painting!

Lot.51. 'Old House, The Sperrins' - by P.Timmons. Est.€50 - €100

On: Tuesday 1st November 2011 at 7.00pm. 

Viewing of any of the lots can be arranged in our Dublin, Belfast or Omagh offices.

Telephone and absentee bidding are also available for this auction.

For further information contact:      +44 (0) 28 82 247738

(048) prefix from the Republic.

 Email: info@gormleysartauctions.com

Full catalogue/bidding info: http://www.gormleysartauctions.com/index.asp

Yeats’ work achieves record price for a painting sold in Ireland!

Yesterday’s sale at James Adam & Son saw a painting entitled ‘A Fair Day, Mayo‘ by Jack B Yeats sell for €1,000,000 – a new record for a painting sold at auction in Ireland. The painting had been in private ownership since 1944 when it was purchased for £250! The pre-sale estimate was €500,000 – €800,00.

Full catalogue with prices achieved here: http://www.adams.ie/BidCat/Catalogues.asp?F1=3072&F2=4169&F4=1054&select=3101&status=A

Ross’s (Belfast) Irish Art Sale – Wednesday 5th October, 2011

John Ross & Company  (MIAVI),

37 Montgomery Street, Belfast, Co.Antrim, BT1 4NX

Tel: (028) 9032 5448  Fax. (028) 9033 3642

Email: info@ross.ie


400+ Lots of affordable Irish Art. Many of the old reliables are here including Frank Egginton, Harry Kernoff, William Percy French, Markey Robinson, Maurice Canning Wilks, John Schwatschke and a host of others. The vast bulk of the lots on offer fall into the £500 – £2,000 price range and there is lots of value on offer. Apart from all the wonderful landscapes, it was a John Schwatschke depiction of the Floozy in the Jacuzzi entitled “Jacuzzi” that took my fancy – it could be Paris rather than O’Connell Street!

Lot.8. "Jacuzzi" oil on canvas by John Schwatschke. Est.£200 - £300

On: Wednesday 5th October, 2011 at 7.00pm


Tuesday 4th October from 10.00am – 8.00pm

Wednesday 5th October (day of sale) from 10.00am – 5.00pm

Online catalogue click here: http://www.rosss.com/searchresults.asp?AucID=69

Whyte’s Sale of Irish & British Art – Monday 10th October, 2011

Whyte’s Fine Art & Collectibles Auctioneers & Valuers
38 Molesworth Street,  Dublin .2.
Tel: (01) 676 2888  Fax: (01) 676 2880



On: Monday 10th October, 2011 at 6.00pm

At: The Clyde Rooms, Royal Dublin Society, Anglesea Road, Ballsbridge, D.4.


279 Lots of high quality Art.

A tale of three artists – The Great, the Bad & the Beautiful – Paul Henry, Jack B Yeats and William Percy French. The Paul Henry work “Connemara Landscape” and the Jack B Yeats work “Rescue Men” are vying for star billing with both carrying estimates of €60,000 – €80,000 ; while the wonderful “Parting Clouds over Bogland River” by Percy French – one of the largest of his paintings to come on the market in 13 years – carries a more modest estimate of €15,000 – €20,000.

Lot.41. "Connemara Landscape" by Paul Henry. Est.€60,000 - €80,000.

Lot.32. "Rescue Men" by Jack B Yeats. Est.€60,000 - €80,000

Lot.60. "Parting Clouds over Bogland River" by William Percy French. Est.€15,000 - €20,000

There’s much more besides and the catalogues may be viewed here: http://www.whytes.ie/