Dreams rendered on canvas

Paintings from the dream world of Colin Middleton are the stars at Adam's this week.

23rd March, 2014
Paysage de Reves Mauvais (€30,000-€50,000).

Paintings from the dream world of Colin Middleton are the stars at Adam's this week. Leading the sale is a work of primeval intensity, Girl with Owl, 1951, 75x64 centimetres (€40,000 - €60,000).

Others include Promised Land, 1947, 51x63.5 centimetres (€20,000 - €30,000), and two later landscapes, Lough Erne, March, 1969, 90x90 centimetres (€6,000 - €10,000), and a watercolour from 1971, Estuary, West Cork, 30x30 centimetres (€1,000 - €2,000).

From the McClelland Collection there is the 1940 surrealist Paysage...

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