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Le Brocquy’s Oscar Heads up de Veres auction

23rd September, 2018
The Upper Liffey by Norah McGuinness

Oscar Wilde would surely be pleased with his image as portrayed in Louis le Brocquy’s 1992 watercolour, a headline lot at de Veres next month.

The sensuous mouth and a pair of eyes you could drown in speak volumes.

With his Heads series, Le Brocquy turned a page in the history of portraiture, producing spectral, enigmatic images that portray the inner man (€15,000-€20,000).

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