Tuesday September 22, 2020

O’Conor’s scarlet lady has a distinct whiff of the silver screen

There’s more than a hint of the cinematic about the vivid painting that leads Morgan O’Driscoll’s latest Dublin sale

13th October, 2019
Seated Woman in a Red Dress by Roderic O’Conor

We can expect keen bidding at Morgan O’Driscoll’s Dublin sale next week with works by Roderic O’Conor, Jack B Yeats, John Lavery, John Shinnors, Bridget Riley, Tony Cragg, Alex Katz and Andy Warhol.

O’Conor’s Seated Woman in a Red Dress is not only a consummate work of art, but I cannot recall seeing an oil painting that is so cinematic. It could have inspired any number of films noir,...

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