Fine Arts

Selection of ancient and modern landscapes go under the hammer

Works by John Luke, Nathaniel Hone and William Percy French are among the highlights of de Vere’s March Irish Art sale

Pauline Bewick’s Tuscan Hillfarm: estimate €3,000-€5,000

De Vere’s of Kildare Street’s March Irish Art Auction is a timed online sale incorporating 142 works that span more than 200 years of artistic output. Viewing the sale is like visiting an exhibition of predominantly landscape paintings, some familiar and others abstracted.

A whirlwind tour in chronological order begins with Lot 36 by Dublin-born Nathaniel Hone (€6,000-€9,000). Titled Sunset On The Winding Road, this is a countryside genre scene topped by bellowing clouds.

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