Irish art auction: The human perspective from le Brocquy
The Belgian-born master’s singular approach to the depiction of the human head is shown in a quartet of new works at Adam’s Important Irish Art sale
On December 9, we have Adam’s Important Irish Art sale, where the masterwork by Jack B Yeats is Sleep by Falling Water from 1948, 46 x 61 cm (€150,000-€250,000).
Painted when Yeats was 77, the theme – an old man wandering in a landscape – is a familiar one in Yeats’s later works. Dr Róisín Kennedy’s catalogue note sums it up perfectly: “Rather like the background to Leonardo’s Mona Lisa, Yeats’s fantastic setting dwarfs the...
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Fine Arts: Dolan’s first online auction is full of delights
Exquisite works of shimmer and shade by the likes of George ‘Æ’ Russell and Cecil Maguire take centre stage at Dolan’s timed online sale