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The allure of Paris

Louis le Brocquy’s tantalisingly tricky small work is expected to attract suitors at the Morgan O’Driscoll online sale

18th June, 2017
Louis le Brocquy’s Paris.

Writing on Louis le Brocquy, Brian Fallon once offered the opinion that “there is a cerebral, unquiet, penumbral quality about his work as a whole that puts you in mind of Samuel Beckett”.

A small work due to be sold in Morgan O’Driscoll’s current online sale fits the bill. Entitled Paris, it’s a whimsical piece, tantalisingly tricky to call, but its dreamlike quality has a magnetic appeal; mixed media on card, 10.5 x...

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