Fine Arts

Henry, Orpen and Yeats take pride of place at Whyte’s upcoming Irish art sale

The June 6 auction is a feast of top-quality Irish art, with some works sure to attract international interest

Paul Henry’s A Bog Near Dingle, Co Kerry, features in Whyte’s sale of Irish art on June 6. Dating from the late 1920s, the work has an estimate of €50,000 to €70,000

Whyte’s evening sale of Important Irish & International Art on June 6 contains 156 lots representing Jack B Yeats, Louis Le Brocquy, Sean Keating and Norah McGuinness to name a few.

Highlights which jump out from the catalogue include lot 19, a perfectly composed Paul Henry, A Bog Near Dingle, Co Kerry. Dating from the late 1920s, the scene is a quintessential Henry with turf stacks, silhouetted mountains and those iconic and voluminous clouds. This ...