11 December 2011

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STREAM WITH COTTAGES, CATTLE AND MOUNTAINS BEYOND
STREAM WITH COTTAGES, CATTLE AND MOUNTAINS BEYOND
Pierce Hackett (b. 1936)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 315

Reserve: €150

  • Signature: signed lower left
  • Medium: oil on paper
  • Dimensions: 17 by 22cm., 6.75 by 8.5in.
  • Provenance: Provenance:Purchased directly from the artist by the previous owner
  • Pierce Hackett is a Dublin born artist who practiced as a Chartered Surveyor until 1994 before taking up painting full-time. He studied drawing under Leon Underwood at Lime Grove in London and at St. Martin’s and since the late 1990s has participated in numerous groups shows throughout Ireland and in London as well as several solo exhibitions Dublin and the midlands. Hackett is greatly influenced by landscape and his depictions of Irish and Spanish terrain are testament to his passion. His work can be found in public and private collections in Ireland, the UK, Europe and America.

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LAKE HOTEL (I)
LAKE HOTEL (I)
Pierce Hackett (b.1936)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 316

Reserve: €400

  • Signature: signed lower right; inscribed with title and numbered [495] on reverse
  • Medium: oil on canvas board
  • Dimensions: 51 by 61cm., 20 by 24in.
  • Provenance: Provenance:Purchased directly from the artist by the previous owner
  • A catalogue of the artist's recent work from his studio in Dublin and Estepona is included with this lot.
    Pierce Hackett is a Dublin born artist who practiced as a Chartered Surveyor until 1994 before taking up painting full-time. He studied drawing under Leon Underwood at Lime Grove in London and at St. Martin’s and since the late 1990s has participated in numerous groups shows throughout Ireland and in London as well as several solo exhibitions Dublin and the midlands. Hackett is greatly influenced by landscape and his depictions of Irish and Spanish terrain are testament to his passion. His work can be found in public and private collections in Ireland, the UK, Europe and America.

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ROAD TO TOWN
ROAD TO TOWN
Jim Houston (b.1924)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 317

Reserve: €300

  • Signature: signed with initials lower left; with inscribed RHA exhibition label on reverse
  • Medium: oil on board
  • Dimensions: 18 by 25cm., 7.25 by 10in.
  • Provenance: Provenance:RHA, Dublin; Private collection
  • Exhibited: Exhibited:'RHA Annual Exhibition', 27 April - 22 May, 1993, catalogue no. 187
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'LOY', THE COAL HARBOUR, DÚN LAOGHAIRE
'LOY', THE COAL HARBOUR, DÚN LAOGHAIRE
Eleanor Harbison (1920-2007)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 318

Reserve: €400

  • Medium: oil on canvas
  • Dimensions: 39 by 29cm., 15.5 by 11.5in.
  • The Sailing in Dublin Club is now based in the boatyard (Coal Harbour) near the West Pier in Dún Laoghaire. The name dates to the 1830s when Dún Laoghaire (then Kingstown) was becoming an increasingly popular place to live because of its accessibility by rail. The import of coal from Wales began c.1830 and was the biggest business in the town by the 1860s.

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ON THE BAY OF NICE
ON THE BAY OF NICE
Hugh McIlfatrick (b.1956)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 319

Reserve: €500

  • Signature: signed in monogram lower left; signed again in monogram on reverse; also with title inscribed on reverse
  • Medium: oil on board with collage element
  • Dimensions: 50 by 30cm., 19.7 5 by 11.7 5in.
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POCKETS AND ALI
POCKETS AND ALI
John Shorthall 

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 323

Reserve: €300

  • Signature: signed lower right
  • Medium: oil on canvas
  • Dimensions: 90 by 60cm., 35.5 by 23.7 5in.
  • Waterford painter John Shorthall is a self taught artist with a background in engineering. His work displays a merge of influences from ancient Egyptian art to contemporary Spanish painting. More information on the artist can be found on his website www.artstudio21.com

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A LITTLE FLEET by Jack B. Yeats, THE ARAN ISLANDS by J.M. Synge and STORIES OF RED HANRAHAN AND THE SECRET ROSE by W.B. Yeats (3 TITLES)
A LITTLE FLEET by Jack B. Yeats, THE ARAN ISLANDS by J.M. Synge and STORIES OF RED HANRAHAN AND THE SECRET ROSE by W.B. Yeats (3 TITLES)
Jack Butler Yeats RHA (1871-1957)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 328

Reserve: €300

  • A Little Fleet, Elkin Mathews, London, 1905. Rare chapbook format children's book in original papered boards with hand-coloured upper. The Aran Islands with Drawings by Jack B. Yeats, John W. Luce & Company, Boston, 1928. In original dark green boards with linen spine. Gilt-titled upper with gilt stamp and titled spine. Stories of Red Hanrahan and The secret Rose by W.B. Yeats, Illustrated & Decorated by Norah McGuinness, MacMillian and Co., Limited, St. Martin's Street, London, 1927. With two full-colour and several black and white plates. In original burgundy boards, titled at spine with decorated upper and spine.

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JACK B. YEATS HIS PICTORIAL & DRAMATIC ART by Ernest Marriott CONTAINING A CHART OF PIRATE ISLAND AND A PORTRAIT
JACK B. YEATS HIS PICTORIAL & DRAMATIC ART by Ernest Marriott CONTAINING A CHART OF PIRATE ISLAND AND A PORTRAIT
Jack Butler Yeats RHA (1871-1957)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 329

Reserve: €100

  • Dimensions: 17 by 11cm., 6.75 by 4.25in.
  • This first edition pamphlet published by Elkin Mathews, London, 1911 and originally retailed for one shilling a copy. The book itself is printed in blue pictorial wrappers sewn at the spine, with illustrations by Yeats and a fold-out, 'Chart of Pirate Island'.

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BRUSH-WORK STUDIES OF FLOWERS, FRUIT AND ANIMALS
BRUSH-WORK STUDIES OF FLOWERS, FRUIT AND ANIMALS
Elizabeth ('Lolly') Corbet Yeats (1868-1940)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 331

Reserve: €600

  • Signature: with note from previous owner in pencil inside from cover [E.S. Lewis, December 1904]
  • Dimensions: 23 by 29cm., 9 by 11.2 5in.
  • George Philip & Son, London, 1898. Contains twenty-seven coloured plates depicting mainly flowers and fruit, as well as birds and animals, opposite detailed descriptions of the brushstrokes used. With an introduction by the author, Dublin, August 1898. Oblong folio, 63 pages, bound in green cloth with title embossed on front and spine. Elizabeth Corbet Yeats, known as Lolly, was the daughter of artist John Butler Yeats, sister to Jack and William Butler Yeats, artist and writer respectively, and a co-founder of the Cuala Press. Lolly Yeats offered children’s art classes; this book reveals the techniques she taught children so that they might faithfully and simply paint from nature. A beautiful and quite rare collector’s item.

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A BOOK OF CARICATURES
A BOOK OF CARICATURES
V. L. O'Connor (1888-1978)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 332

Reserve: €100

  • Dimensions: 25 by 18cm., 10 by 7.25in.
  • Printed and published by Dundalgan Press, Dundalk 1916, 4to. In green paper wrappers, unpaginated. Illustrated with 18 black and white caricatures of Irish personalities among them, Douglas Hyde, Lord Ashbourne, Alice Stopford Green, Alfred Percival Graves, Dick Fitzgerald (Capt Kerry football team), Georege Birmingham and J.P. Mahaffy. The book is dedicated without permission to William Orpen.

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THIRTY-SIX WOODCUTS, 1951
THIRTY-SIX WOODCUTS, 1951
Harry Kernoff RHA (1900-1974)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 334

Reserve: €400

  • Signature: signed and numbered by the artist in red ink on the title page
  • Medium: first limited edition book; (no. 270 from an edition of 400)
  • Dimensions: 26 by 20cm., 10.2 5 by 8in.
  • Privately published, 1951. Printed in the Republic of Ireland by Hely's Limited, Dublin. In original grey boards with title and artist stamped on upper. Thirty-six woodcuts contained of diverse range and include subjects such as: 'A Bird Never Flew on On One Wing'

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THIRTY-SIX WOODCUTS, 1951
THIRTY-SIX WOODCUTS, 1951
Harry Kernoff RHA (1900-1974)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 336

Reserve: €400

  • Signature: signed in red ink on title page
  • Medium: limited edition book; (from an edition of 400)
  • Dimensions: 26 by 21cm., 10.2 5 by 8.25in.
  • Privately published by Hely's Limited, Dublin, 1951. Contains a foreword by Aaron A. Bravanel and thirty-six woodcuts by Kernoff. In original grey boards with titled upper and spine. Contains a diverse range of subjects including, 'Croagh Patrick, Mayo', 'Sandycove' and many others.

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THIRTY-SIX WOODCUTS
THIRTY-SIX WOODCUTS
Harry Kernoff RHA (1900-1974)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 337

Reserve: €400

  • Signature: signed and numbered in red ink on the title page
  • Medium: limited edition book; (no. 256 from an edition of 400)
  • Dimensions: 26 by 20cm., 10.2 5 by 8in.
  • Privately published, 1951. Printed in the Republic of Ireland by Hely's Limited, Dublin. In original grey linen boards with title and artist's name stamped in blue on upper and spine. Thirty-six woodcuts contained with a diverse range of subject matter depicted.

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SAMUEL BECKETT, POEMS 1930-1989 WITH AN ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH BY LE BROCQUY
SAMUEL BECKETT, POEMS 1930-1989 WITH AN ORIGINAL LITHOGRAPH BY LE BROCQUY
Louis le Brocquy HRHA (b.1916)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 344

Reserve: €900

  • Signature: The book is signed and numbered on the editions page; the lithograph within the book is not signed.
  • Medium: limited edition book; (no. 64 from an edition 100)
  • Dimensions: 24 by 21cm., 9.5 by 8.25in.
  • Calder publications, London, 2002. Bound with an original signed lithograph by le Brocquy, titled Image of Samuel Beckett. Bound in quarter goatskin, with raised bands at spine, hand-tooled. Top edge gilt; marbled boards with matching slipcase.

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PAINTING.MEMORY.MYTH
PAINTING.MEMORY.MYTH
Hughie O'Donoghue (b.1953)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 351

Reserve: €800

  • Signature: signed and dated [29.8.2003] on title page; prints dated 2003, (each no. 91 from an edition of 100)
  • Medium: first, limited edition book; (1); carborundum print; (2); (unframed)
  • Hamilton, James, Hughie O'Donoghue, Painting . Memory . Myth, Merrell, London & New York, 2003. Signed, first limited edition hardback with papered boards; titled at spine. With original dust jacket and navy linen slipcase. Contains two carborundum prints, Immersion I & II, 2003 (each no. 91 from an edition of 100); dimensions, 8 by 7ins. and 10 by 8.5ins, respectively. Both signed, titled, numbered and dated in pencil lower left and lower right.

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A WORK OF ART and TWO OTHER TITLES
A WORK OF ART and TWO OTHER TITLES
John B. Vallely (b.1941)

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 353

Reserve: €100

  • Signature: signed by the artist on the title page and numbered (no. 122 from an edition of 200)
  • Dimensions: 36 by 26cm., 14.2 5 by 10.2 5in.
  • Written by Fintan Vallely. First edition hardback, published by Arches Gallery, Belfast 1999. Contained in original silver slipcase. Also with this lot, Barrie Cooke by Aidan Dunne published in 1986 by the Douglas Hyde Gallery and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, Belfast; signed, dated and dedicated on the title page Also, Barrie Cooke a Retrospective published by the RHA, Dublin on the occasion of his exhibition there in 2003. (3 items in total)

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IRISH ARTS REVIEW A COLLECTION OF 27 VOLUMES
IRISH ARTS REVIEW A COLLECTION OF 27 VOLUMES
  

Auction Date / Lot No.: 11 December 2011 / 355

Reserve: €300

  • Dimensions: 30 by 23cm., 12 by 9in.
  • Irish Arts Review A Collection of 27 Vols. A very good collection of 40 vols. [Vol. 1. 1984-2008; incomplete run. The first vols. from 1984-87 were issued as quarterlies and the next 14 from 1988-2002 as annual yearbooks. Since 2003 they reverted to quarterlies.

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