Fine Arts

Take the long view at Adam’s year’s end sale

The last major art sale of 2023, on December 6, sees some gorgeous Irish landscapes looking for a home this Christmas

Paul Henry Keem Bay (€60,000-€80,000)

Adam’s Important Irish Art auction is the last major art sale of 2023 and Adam’s eighth auction of the year devoted to the visual arts.

This 133-lot evening sale, which takes place on December 6, contains some outstanding Irish landscapes from the 19th century, including Lot 29, A Clearing in a Forest with Figures on a Path by a Stream by James Arthur (€20,000-€30,000). Also, Lot 30: Figures by the Upper Lake and Ross Castle, Killarney which is guiding €10,000-€15,000, and Lot 4, an almost abstracted landscape by Basil Blackshaw titled Landscape (2) from 1966, (€15,000-€25,000).