To Victor, the spoils

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Morning Glory by Jack B Yeats (€80,000-€120,000)

Victor Waddington’s keen eye for great art netted him numerous gems over the years, among them a beauty by Jack B Yeats, which leads Whyte’s sale

Where would Irish art be in the 21st century without the prescient eye of the late Victor Waddington? So often the cream of Irish headline lots originated from his galleries. A case in point leads Whyte’s sale next week: Morning Glory by Jack B Yeats.

First purchased from Waddington in 1945, it depicts two travellers on a deserted cobbled street, one exhausted, sits on his suitcases, the other turns his face into the first...

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