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Powerful images from down by the riverside

Wilfully obscure - and powerful to a hypnotic degree

22nd May, 2016
In A Riverside Inn by Jack B Yeats (70,000-90,000)

Wilfully obscure, and powerful to a hypnotic degree, John Shinnors’ Badgers, Her Place, is due to go under the hammer at de Veres. I’d recommend making a trip to Kildare Street in Dublin to see it in person, the online image comes nowhere near to doing it justice. Measuring 100×131cm, it has an estimate of €25,000-€35,000.

Leading the sale are two works from the 1940s by Jack B Yeats...

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