Fine Arts

A Dunne deal at Gormleys showcases best of Irish art

Works by Jack B Yeats, Daniel O’Neill, Mary Swanzy and John Lavery, among others, are up for grabs at the upcoming selling exhibition

Jack Butler Yeats, Singing the Dark Rosaleen (1921): arguably one of the masterpieces from the artist’s earlier style

The sale of 39 exceptional Irish works of art from the Mary and Ben Dunne collection are being offered for sale through Gormleys Fine Art.

Forming part of their large collection, the works are a perfect survey of Irish art, from distinguished landscape painter James Arthur O’Connors The Nut Gatherers to Basil Blackshaw’s The Cock.

Representing decades of informed collecting, the sale is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to acquire masterpieces by Jack B Yeats, William Orpen ...