Old-time scenes and powerful abstracts at Morgan O’Driscoll

Morgan O’Driscoll’s latest sale takes in a century of Irish art, from Walter Osborne to Sean Scully, writes Ros Drinkwater

26th November, 2017
Village By The Bog by Paul Henry (€60,000-€80,000)

Headline lots in Morgan O’Driscoll’s Dublin sale chart the journey Irish art has taken over a century. Leading work is Walter Osborne’s Rags, Bones and Bottles, showing the seedy shops and barefoot ragamuffins on Dublin’s Patrick Street, circa 1891, expected to realise €80,000-€100,000. A second traditional highlight is Paul Henry’s Village By The Bog, a scene the like of which long disappeared from the landscape (€60,000-€80,000)....

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