Henry and Yeats dominate the landscape in Irish art sale
The two artists lead Adam’s sale this week, while Spain features across the board and includes paintings by Keating and O’Neill
The two Titans of 20th-century Irish art lead Adam’s sale this week. Paul Henry’s magnificent obsession has struck a chord globally since he first arrived on Achill Island in 1910. His Connemara Cottages is beautifully catalogued by Helena Carlyle as “falling on to the viewer like a blanket, wrapping them in tranquillity”. Measuring 45 x 50cm, it is expected to realise €120,000-€160,000.
With the same estimate, Jack B Yeats’s...
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