Fine Arts: Miniature masterpieces by Orpen and Keating

Two works by the Irish artists take pride of place at Dolan’s upcoming online auction

21st November, 2021
Fine Arts: Miniature masterpieces by Orpen and Keating
The Roscommon Fusilier, by William Orpen (€10,000-€15,000)

One of the two headline lots at Dolan’s Art & Antiques Timed Online Auction – bidding ends November 29 – is The Roscommon Fusilier, a pen and ink drawing by William Orpen. It depicts a young woman, Vera Hone, wearing a militia uniform complete with military hat and plume. It was sketched on Metropolitan School of Art, Kildare Street, Dublin paper, where Orpen taught in the early years of the 20th century, 30 x 15cm...

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