Fine Arts: From sublime to surreal, Morgan O’Driscoll’s selection to suit all tastes

John Shinnors’ ethereal painting of a guardian angel is joined by John Boyd’s men with tails at Morgan O’Driscoll’s latest online auction

21st November, 2021
Fine Arts: From sublime to surreal, Morgan O’Driscoll’s selection to suit all tastes
Guardian Angel, by John Shinnors (€8,000-€12,000). Picture: Halcyon Photographia

For an ethereal vision of femininity I would recommend John Shinnors’ depiction of a woman being watched over by the mythical being that has been part of our culture since biblical times. Due to go under Morgan O’Driscoll’s hammer, Guardian Angel measures 114 x 94.5cm and has an estimate of €8,000-€12,000.

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