Le Brocquy to dominate sales

Works by the late Louis le Brocquy are sure to attract much interest at this month's sales, which also feature jewellery, including an 8.53 carat diamond ring, writes Ros Drinkwater.

12th May, 2012
The Hobby Horses by Jack B Yeats (€60,000-€90,000).

Bono was right when he likened being with Louis le Brocquy to sitting next to an X-ray machine.

During the May sales, we will see lot after lot displaying le Brocquy's uncanny ability to see beyond the apparent reality.

Making its auction debut at Whyte's next week will be his series of 20 Aubusson tapestries, which came about as a result of his 1969 collaboration with Thomas Kinsella on a new translation of Ireland's oldest...

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