Des O’Sullivan looks at an exhibition of work by new Crawford graduates.More
Sotheby’s is an important springboard to showcase Irish art like The Disasters of War says Des O’Sullivan.More
THIS miniature oil on ivory represents the Court of the Mughal Emperor Aldwar (Akbar) Shah II at Delhi around 1820.More
Highlights from the sale at Cork Auction Rooms at noon tomorrow include collection of Beatles memorabilia, a small suit of armour, and some Omega and Zenith wristwatches.
Old Masters, furniture, and Irish silver are featured in the first auction of the new season, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
TV show’s attention to detail is an auctioneering delight, says Des O’Sullivan.More
Des O’Sullivan reports on a September sale in London which features a strong list of top modern Irish artists.More
Des O’Sullivan reports on an exhibition showcasing James Glen Wilson.More
Often described as a genius, Frank Zappa was undeniably one of the most innovative musicians of the 20th century.More
The Celtic Ross Hotel in Rosscarbery is the venue for what is a popular annual antique fair tomorrow.
Auction from a private collection runs until August 22, says Des O’Sullivan.More
This is a wonderful time of year to visit an art gallery at your leisure, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
THE restored library at Combermere Abbey in Shropshire has won the 2016 Restoration Award presented by the Historic Houses Association and sponsored by Sotheby’s.More
BRAY INTERIORS’ SALE
There is viewing in Bray today for the Interiors’ Sale at Mullens of Laurel Park next Monday at 11am.
Book case and serving table are the star draws at Hegarty’s sale, reports Des O’Sullivan.More
At the height of summer comes this art and antiques auction, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
John Lennon’s iconic 1956 Austin Princess Limousine hearse will be offered at RM Sotheby’s sale at Battersea Park in London on September 7.More
Bidding is well underway in Morgan O’Driscoll’s online auction of Irish art which runs until next Tuesday at 6.30 pm.
Des O’Sullivan says a full house is guaranteed at popular Hibernian sale.More
Des O’Sullivan says two post-summer auctions have star quality and should attract the glitterati.More
David Bowie listened to music on this unconventional record player.More
Des O’Sullivan notices some low estimates on pieces of art by famous Irish artists in Whyte’s online-only auction.More
A plentiful supply of items is coming up next week, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
The highest-estimated musical manuscript ever offered at auction will come up at Sotheby’s in London on November 29.More
LYNES AND LYNES AUCTION TODAY
More than 400 lots will come under the hammer at Lynes and Lynes in Carrigtwohill at 11 am today.
Des O’Sullivan previews some of the 400 interesting items up for auction in Carrigtwohill next weekend.More
Des O’Sullivan looks at sales of fine art and of modern Irish first editions.More
This George III Italian white marble chimney piece from a collection in Ireland was a highlight at the Ronald Phillips stand at the Masterpiece Fair in London this week.More
Contents from the Convent of Mercy at Doon, Co Limerick come under the hammer at noon today.
Des O’Sullivan reports on an art sale that will suit those with a cross-collecting taste and deep pocketsMore
Des O’Sullivan says 151 years of convent artefacts are to be scattered.More
Over our Heads the Hollow Seas Closed Up is the title of an exhibition of new work by the celebrated Irish artist Brian Maguire at Kerlin Gallery in Dublin until August 20.More
This print of Yachts of the water club of the Harbour, Cork is at Lynes and Lynes on July 16.More
Forthcoming sales feature work by Irish artists, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
National fair should draw a large summer crowd of browsers and buyers, says Des O’Sullivan.More
Des O’Sullivan looks at rare Limerick silver about to go on the market.More
I won’t lie, and I have revealed myself before on this topic. I find dolls and overly cutesy human figurines deeply creepy.More
HARD to come by paintings by Cork artists of a bygone era, feature at two auctions in Cork next week.More
THE collection of the late art critic Brian Sewell to be auctioned at Christie’s next September, includes a work by the Cork born artist James Barry (1741-1806).More
One of the best, and best-known, sportspeople of all time is selling his personal collection, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
Sale includes contents from Old Rectory in Douglas, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
This pair of fine Georgian garden seats are described by Lynes and Lynes as coming from the estate of a recently deceased garden expert.More
LISMORE FESTIVAL ANTIQUES FAIR
The Lismore Opera Festival Antiques Fair takes place today and tomorrow at Lismore Community Hall.
Top lot was a portrait of the 1st Duke of Ormonde, reports Des O’Sullivan.More
Des O’Sullivan says an upsurge in interest at some sales might indicate a change in Irish buying patterns.More
Des O’Sullivan gives the final rundown on the ground-breaking auction at Glanmire taking place on Tuesday.More
A Killarney table is among a number of lots of wide appeal to all sorts of collectors at the James Adam fine period interiors auction in Dublin at noon tomorrow.More
The influence of Cezanne can be clearly seen in Roderic O’Conor’s Still Life with Apples on a White Cloth.More
ATKINSON AT SALE
Woodwards sale in Cork at 11am today is headed by a George Mounsey Wheatley Atkinson oil painting of the White Squadron. It is estimated at €40,000-60,000.
Des O’Sullivan previews the upcoming Woodward’s auction next week.More
1848 work illustrates the Queen’s Old Castle department store and is estimated at €2,500 says Des O’Sullivan.More
DOZEN GAA MEDALS
A collection of 12, Co Cork Gaelic football medals will come up at Whyte’s Eclectic Collector sale, in Dublin, today.
Whyte’s Eclectic Collector sale more than lives up to its name, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
An optimistic Francis Bacon double self portrait will lead Sotheby’s sale of contemporary art in New York next Wednesday evening.More
Major American modernists and 19th century masters will feature at the Spring sale of American art at Christie’s in New York on May 19.More
Dealers will flock to the Cork town tomorrow, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
The 138th annual exhibition of the Dublin Painting and Sketching Club runs at Dun Laoghaire County Hall for two weeks from next Monday.
Des O’Sullivan describes one of the highlight auctions of the year with contents from Lotabeg going under the hammer.More
Collectors have plenty to choose from this May Bank Holiday weekend.More
According to the celebrated mid 20th century fashion photograph Richard Avedon this is an image of the real Marilyn Monroe.More
DA VINCI DRAWINGS
Next week, ten drawings by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519) from the Royal Collection in Britain will go on display at the National Gallery in Dublin.
Des O’Sullivan looks ahead to some unique sales with varied lots on offer, including art and elegant furniture.More
Summer sales season getting into swing, writes Des O’Sullivan.More
Des O’Sullivan previews a sale in Dublin, which is already exciting interest in previews in Cork and London.More
Des O’Sullivan looks ahead to a sale of quality furniture in Carrigtwohill.More
THIS dress worn by Janis Joplin comes up at Julien’s Auctions Rock Icons sale at the Hard Rock Cafe, Times Square, New York on May 21.More
Around 1,000 Cashel Palace Hotel lots are to be sold on the premises by Doneraile- based auctioneer Aidan Foley over two days on April 26 and 27.
Des O’Sullivan reports on an inscribed silver dish ring by Egan’s of Cork.More
Des O’Sullivan investigates lots at an upcoming history sale in Dublin focusing on ‘The Year of The French’.More