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Bringing poetry to painting

Works by Yeats, O’Conor and Le Brocquy are highlights at the de Veres Irish art auction

11th November, 2018
Allegory, Aubusson tapestry by Louis le Brocquy

Art by Jack B Yeats, Roderic O’Conor and Louis le Brocquy are the stellar attractions in de Veres’ November auction.

Yeats’s Racing on the Strand has a magnetic quality out of all proportion to its size. The energy of the galloping horse against a backdrop of a turbulent sea is infectious. First exhibited in 1912 and snapped up by a distinguished American collector in Chicago a year later, it measures 24x76cm and...

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