Saturday May 30, 2020

Landscapes, lobsters and Le Rat at Whyte’s sale

Leading Whyte’s first sale of the year is an archetypal oil by Paul Henry from the 1940s: Landscape, Connemara, 37.47 × 48.26 centimetres, estimate €60,000-€70,000. A second Irish lot is arguably Daniel O’Neill’s most compelling portrait, a study in

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Tango by Blek le Rat: on sale at Whyte’s, €400-€600

Painted in 1948 and measuring 60.96 × 53.34 centimetres it has an estimate of €8,000-€12,000.

With the same estimate, a late 19th century highlight is Richard Staunton Cahill’s Reading The News (1871), 60.96 × 91.44 centimetres. Set in an Irish cabin, it depicts a significant social development. Ireland’s post-Famine years saw a huge increase in the publication of provincial newspapers, their distribution facilitated by the spread of the railways. In addition, the establishment of national schools...

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