Set the right tone with black and white sketches
Affordable art works such as the sketches on sale at Morgan O’Driscoll, can make a striking impression when displayed in numbers
In gardening, mass planting of one species is a way to achieve a dazzling display. The same is true of art. Collectors on a budget, bent on having a theme, might consider the affordable option of black and white sketches. A series of them, framed on a white background and hung on a dark grey wall makes a spectacular show.
The best investment in the sale’s tempting array is John Butler Yeats’s Lolly (€800-€1,000). More...
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Historical highlights and ancient artefacts at Whyte’s
John McCormack’s portable altar and a letter from Kevin Barry are among the items at Whyte’s Eclectic Collector sale this week
Contents sale at Killoughter House will interest collectors
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