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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
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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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