To Victor, the spoils

Victor Waddington’s keen eye for great art netted him numerous gems over the years, among them a beauty by Jack B Yeats, which leads Whyte’s sale

20th May, 2018
Morning Glory by Jack B Yeats (€80,000-€120,000)

Where would Irish art be in the 21st century without the prescient eye of the late Victor Waddington? So often the cream of Irish headline lots originated from his galleries. A case in point leads Whyte’s sale next week: Morning Glory by Jack B Yeats.

First purchased from Waddington in 1945, it depicts two travellers on a deserted cobbled street, one exhausted, sits on his suitcases, the other turns his face into the...

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