Fine Arts

Morgan O’Driscoll’s auction sizzles with the promise of summer

Auction features wonderfully expressive takes on spring, summer and winter

Lot 96 Blaise Smith Summer Hay Estimate €600-€800

The weather has been hit and miss recently but several paintings in Morgan O’Driscoll’s Irish Art Auction provide windows to warmer moments.

Take for instance Lot 12: Aeolus and Pond by Tony O’Malley, a vibrant and celebratory oil on canvas from 1994 with Taylor Gallery provenance, (€10,000-€15,000), or Lot 19, another O’Malley gem, this one titled Spring, the mixed media on paper has a kinetic energy guaranteed to put a spring in your step, ...