The much overburdened Irish taxpayer might have some small consolation at Christie’s in London next Thursday when 11 works from the collection of property developer Derek Quinlan will be offered on behalf of NAMA. Included are works by William Scott, Roderic O’Conor, Jack Butler Yeats, Paul Henry and Louis le Brocquy.
A small pen, ink and watercolour by Louis le Brocquy, Tinkers Enter the City is estimated at £18,000-£25,000 (€21,000- €29,000) at Sotheby’s in London on Wednesday.
Furniture, art and collectibles will come under the hammer at Kerry Auction Rooms, Moyderwell, Tralee next Tuesday at noon. A c1850 serving table is estimated at €3,000-€5,000 and a shore scene by Markey Robinson has an estimate of €3,500-€4,500.The auction is now on view.
Paintings by Jack B Yeats and Paul Henry are at Bonham’s sale of 20th century British and Irish art in London next Wednesday. Paul Henry’s Running for Shelter featured at the artist’s annual exhibition in Dublin in 1938. It is estimated at £120,000-£180,000 (€140,000-€210,000) .
The first Morgan O’Driscoll online art auction which finished last Monday was highly successful with a 78% sell rate. The top lot was a work by Kenneth Webb which made €3,000.
The sale at O’Reilly’s, Francis St., Dublin next Wednesday includes a diamond cluster ring by Tiffany.
In Waterford RJ Keighery will hold an auction of antique furniture next Monday at 11am.