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
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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...

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