Yeats, Paul Henry,Francis Bacon and Michael Flatley star at RDS auction

Des O’Sullivan looks at highlights of Morgan O’Driscoll’s RDS auction. 
Yeats, Paul Henry,Francis Bacon and Michael Flatley star at RDS auction

A fine Yeats and a classical Connemara landscape by Paul Henry will highlight Morgan O’Driscoll’s Irish and international art auction at the RDS, Ballsbridge, next Monday at 6pm.

The Yeats, a 1949 work entitled Business, is estimated at €200,000-€300,000. The Henry is estimated at €80,000-€120,000.

Among the international offerings are Cats by Mary Fedden (€10,000-€15,000), Lithographie II 1975 by Joan Miro (€5,000-€7,000), a 1971 lithograph by Francis Bacon entitled Second Version of a Painting 1946 (€8,000-€12,000) and Genji Tune (1967) by Toko Shinoda (€4,000-€6,000).

There are two works by Michael Flatley, Reflections of Positano I and Eye in the Sky, each estimated at €30,000-€50,000, and work by a great number of more establishedartists including Peter Curling, Donald Teskey, Tony O’Malley, John Noel Smith, John Shinnors, Gwen O’Dowd, John Behan, Robin Buick, Barrie Cooke, Hughie O’Donoghue, Aloysius O’Kelly.

Fresh from viewing in London and in Skibbereen the 173 lots are on view at the RDS is from 11am to 4pm today, 11am to 6pm tomorrow, and 10am to 4pm on Monday.

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