Fine Arts: Yeats and Henry masterpieces that resonate in these times

Many of the works featured in Adam’s latest Irish sale have themes highly relevant to today’s locked-down world

30th August, 2020
The Sick Bed by Jack B Yeats (€250,000-€350,000)

Scheduled for March, but postponed due to Covid-19, Adam’s Important Irish Art sale will now take place on September 2. It was reviewed on this page on March 15, but a fresh look at the catalogue reveals how in certain cases the impact of Covid-19 has changed perceptions, and how certain works have a resounding relevance to these trying times.

Among headline lots that should be in a public museum or gallery for everyone to...

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