Fine Arts: How to amass your great Irish art collection – starting now

Galleries and museums may be closed, but galleries‘ online offerings hold so many opportunities to get to know what you like, and start bidding and buying

7th June, 2020
Rory Guthrie of de Veres with a seascape by Donald Teskey, an Irish painter whose work he believes represent value

Playing the waiting game is never easy. In the case of Irish art and antique collectors, frustrated by the postponement of so many auctions, the wise course of action is to focus on the prizes due to come down the line later this month and in July.

That‘s true whether the apple of your eye is an early Jack B Yeats sketch at Morgan O’Driscoll’s, Louis le Brocquy’s Head of Francis Bacon at de Veres,...

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