Fine Arts

Wonder of watercolours at Whyte’s live art auction

First six lots at the 154-lot sale reflect the luminosity and mastery of the medium

Lot 12, Sir John Lavery, He Won’t Bite You (€20,000-€30,000). Picture: Gillian Buckley

Whyte’s of Molesworth Street, Dublin, presents a superb 154-lot sale of artworks and sculpture by leading artists. These include the magnificent cover lot: The Currach, Kilronan by Gerard Dillon, Norah McGuinness’s Brent Geese on the Salt Flats, Patrick Collins’s Normandy Landscape with Deserted Barn and works by contemporary artists such as Genieve Figgis and Donald Teskey.

But it is the wonder of watercolours that immediately catches one’s eye, with the first six lots reflecting the ...