A colourful collection of Irish modernists comes to market

A number of important works bought by art dealer Victor Waddington throughout the 20th century are on sale at Morgan O’Driscoll later this month

15th November, 2020
Jack B Yeats’s Man Hearing an Old Song has an estimate of €60,000-€80,000

Regarding the art market, Covid-19 has created something akin to a win-win situation. As recent results show, those unaffected financially are buying in droves, those suffering financially are eager to sell, resulting in a lively market; swings and roundabouts, as they say.

Victor Waddington was a powerful force in the promotion of Irish modernist art and Morgan O’Driscoll’s sale next week has a number of important works by artists he discovered, mentored and promoted....

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