Adam’s scene stealers

Landscape art is one of painting’s primary genres. Some of the best from Irish artists – including Middleton, Dillon and Yeats – go under the hammer this week

12th April, 2015
12
Jack B Yeats’ Hearing the Nightingale (€25,000-€35,000) from 1936, is an evocation of summerEthna O Brien

Jack B Yeats in romantic mood, Harry Kernoff’s dramatic portrait of Seán Keating, Louis le Brocquy’s watercolours of literary giants, and Edward Delaney’s Jesus Crucified are all on the agenda at Adam’s this week.

Gerard Dillon claimed that it was seeing Sean Keating’s illustrations for The Playboy of the Western World that first made him want to paint. He finally made it to the Aran...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

The year in review

Legacy Richie Oakley 1 year ago

Newsround: What Thursday’s papers say

Legacy Leanna Byrne 6 years ago

More cycle routes, expansion of Luas to Bray and new bus network proposed

Legacy Digital Desk 6 years ago