26 May 2007

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Eight Irish Portraits in Words and Watercolour, 1990
Eight Irish Portraits in Words and Watercolour, 1990
Louis le Brocquy HRHA (b.1916)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 26 May 2007 / 405

Published Estimate: €2000-3000

Price Realised: €2800

  • Commissioned by Marie Donnelly on behalf of the Irish Hospice Foundation. Each print is loosely inserted in a glassine sleeve on which is printed a written profile on the subject. The entire set is presented in a folding case of black linen and papered board with a matching slipcase. A fine production, limited to 1,000 copies, of which this is an un-numbered copy, but still signed on the colophon.

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Jeremy Madden-Simpson, The No Word Image - with an original lithograph by le Brocquy
Jeremy Madden-Simpson, The No Word Image - with an original lithograph by le Brocquy
Louis le Brocquy HRHA (b.1916)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 26 May 2007 / 406

Published Estimate: €500-700

Price Realised: €700

  • Eason's, Dublin, circa 1990. Limited to 400 copies, each with a signed and numbered lithograph by the author's brother-in-law, Louis le Brocquy. This is no. 110. Octavo, in original printed wrappers, with promotional wrap-around flyer.

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Irish Arts Review, Vols. 1-23, 1984-2006
Irish Arts Review, Vols. 1-23, 1984-2006
 Irish Art and Artists 

Auction Date / Lot No.: 26 May 2007 / 407

Published Estimate: €1200-1500

Price Realised: €1150

  • A complete set, comprising the first 16 slim volumes issued quarterly from Spring 1984 - Winter 1987 (Vols. 1-4); followed by 14 annual year books, 1988-2002; and finally 19 quarterly issues, 2002-2006 (Vols. 19-23). Twenty three volumes in 49 parts. A complete and consecutive set of this essential reference work.

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Modern Painters
Modern Painters
International Contemporary Art 1988-2006

Auction Date / Lot No.: 26 May 2007 / 408

Published Estimate: €400-600

Price Realised: €620

  • A large and almost complete collection of this essential journal. Lacks only five issues (vol. 1 no. 1; vol. 9 no. 4; vol. 13 no. 3; vol. 15 no. 3; and vol. 17 no. 4). Contains articles on all major British and international artists since the eighties.

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The Collected Plays of Jack B. Yeats
The Collected Plays of Jack B. Yeats
Jack Butler Yeats and others RHA (1871-1957)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 26 May 2007 / 409

Published Estimate: €100-130

Price Realised: €100

  • Edited by Robin Skelton, Secker and Warburg, London, 1971, first edition thus; octavo, in dust-jacket, and with related newspaper clippings laid in. Also with lot is W. B. Yeats: The Writing of The Player Queen, edited by Curtis Bradford, Northern Illinois University Press, 1977, first edition. Plus two books on medieval Irish Art: The Lindisfarne Gospels by Janet Backhouse (Phaidon, Oxford, 1981) and Ireland: Harbinger of the Middle Ages by Ludwig Bieler (OUP, London, 1963), both first editions, octavo, in original boards and dust-jackets; plus James D. O’Donnell (ed.), Dublin Opinion: An Entertainment for 1977, published in Killiney, 1976; original buckram boards. A varied assortment of titles. (5)

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The State We're Out
The State We're Out
Brendon Deacy (b.1964)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 26 May 2007 / 410

Published Estimate: €400-600

Price Realised: €600

  • Signature: signed by the artist and numbered 40 from an edition of 250 on rear colophon; inscribed on title page to Noel Sheridan
  • Limited edition artist’s book printed at NCAD, Dublin, 1998. This is copy no. 40 from an edition of 250. Signed on rear colophon and inscribed to Noel Sheridan on title-page. With forward by Roddy Doyle. Consists of 53 linocuts with letterpress, bound in folio-sized papered boards with linen at spine and slipcase.

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Paul Yates, Mourne, with a limited edition print by Basil Blackshaw
Paul Yates, Mourne, with a limited edition print by Basil Blackshaw
Basil Blackshaw RHA RUA (b.1932)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 26 May 2007 / 411

Published Estimate: €400-500

Price Realised: €570

  • Limited edition of 400 copies, of which this is no. 77. Fine publication of Yates’ poems, illustrated by Blackshaw, and with an original signed lithograph by Blackshaw. Published by the Caldwell Gallery, Belfast, 2005, this is an interesting collaborative effort from two of the Caldwell’s regular exhibitors. Yates is a Northern Irish documentary-maker, painter and poet. The poems here were the inspiration for a series of oil sketches by Basil Blackshaw, reproduced alongside the text. With an introduction by Jack Packenham. Original cloth, blind-stamped at spine and on upper board, with matching slipcase, signed and numbered by Yates.

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Eamonn Mallie (ed.), Blackshaw - limited edition book
Eamonn Mallie (ed.), Blackshaw - limited edition book
Basil Blackshaw RHA RUA (b.1932)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 26 May 2007 / 412

Published Estimate: €400-600

Price Realised: €600

  • Privately published, printed by Nicholson and Bass, Belfast, 2003. Limited to 1,000 copies including 100 hors commerce copies. This copy is no. CLXXXI and is signed by Blackshaw and Mallie on title-page. With essays by Brian Fallon and Dr Jamshid Mirfenderesky; illustrated with over 200 full-page colour reproductions, many of paintings in private collections and rarely seen. Square quarto in black cloth stamped blind, dust-jacket and matching slipcase. A handsome production, essential for any Irish art reference library.

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Jack B Yeats A Catalogue Raisonne of the Paintings
Jack B Yeats A Catalogue Raisonne of the Paintings
Hilary Pyle 

Auction Date / Lot No.: 26 May 2007 / 413

Published Estimate: €1000-1200

Price Realised: €900

  • Published by Andre Deutsche, London, 1992. Limited edition of 1550 copies, of which this is copy no. 89. Three volume set in dark green cloth stamped in gilt and in matching slipcase as issued. The definitive listing of Yeats’ oil paintings, with numerous illustrations

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