Fine Arts

Spring fever: Art from McEntee collection launches busy auction season

Adam’s sale of Important Irish Art on March 1 kicks off the period with more than two centuries of exceptional Irish treasures

Paul Henry’s Cottages by the Lake, Outer Killary, Connemara, is guiding €120,000-€150,000

The busy spring auction season starts in earnest on March 1 with Adam’s sale of Important Irish Art.

The 174-lot auction presents over two centuries of outstanding Irish art. It includes works from the collection of Patrick McEntee SC, such as Lot 5: Edward McGuire’s portrait of Brian Fallon from 1983 (€6,000-€8,000).

Portrait of Brian Fallon by Edward McGuire, guiding €6,000-€8,000

Aidan Dunne in his catalogue entry notes that the renowned defence barrister was for ...