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Irish gems under the hammer in British sales

3rd November, 2013

Important Irish art going under the hammer in London later this month can be seen in Ireland this week. First viewing is at Bonham's where headline lots include two seminal seascapes by Paul Henry, both fresh to the market, each with an estimate of €120,000 - €180,000.

When first exhibited in Belfast in 1914 Paul Henry's The Curragh was neatly summed up by the Northern Whig critic who wrote ''Mr Henry brings home the struggle...

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