A legendary trove of Irish paintings and sculpture
Passionate collectors Antoinette and Patrick Murphy amassed one of the most significant collections of Irish art in existence. Much of it is at Adam’s, with an illuminating catalogue essay and a public talk
It has gone into Irish art legend how the famed collection of Antoinette and Patrick Murphy began when Patrick made a successful bid of five shillings for a Mainie Jellett painting, and then refused an immediate post-sale offer of 80 times that sum.
Patrick’s successful career with Guinness allowed him to travel widely, developing connections with international artists, collectors and galleries, while Antoinette established the Peppercanister Gallery in Dublin. Over the past half-century, the couple have...
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