SUMMER ART SALE
AFFORDABLE ART THIS SUMMER AT WHYTE’S
Easy on the eye and even easier on the pocket, Whyte’s Summer auction on Monday 9 July boasts nearly 300 lots with guides from as little as €100. Although the estimated prices are dramatically lower than recent sales, the names included will be familiar. This auction offers emerging collectors and those with a more modest budget the perfect opportunity to acquire beautiful works of art for their home at reasonable prices.
VIEWING: Whyte’s Galleries, 38 Molesworth Street, Dublin
Wednesday to Friday 4-6 July, 10am to 5pm; Saturday and Sunday 7 & 8 July, 2pm to 6pm &Monday 9 July (day of sale), viewing 10am to 4pm. Auction starts 6pm.
le Brocquy, lot 3 Sean McSweeney, lot 6 Markey Robinson, lot 108 Harry Kernoff, lot 80
€1,500-€2,000 €800-€1,200 €200-€300 €800-€1,200 (Segal)
Following on the successes of 28 May- which included a collection of Harry Kernoff works from the Segal Family collection – a further 9 lots from their collection are included; guides €150-€1,500. Further lots from the Estate of Judge Desmond Windle include desirable names such as Charles Harper, Colin Middleton, Martin Gale, Michael Kane, Seán O’Sullivan and Patrick Pye among others. While the McClelland Estate also features with examples by Daniel O’Neill, John Luke, Brian Bourke and an interesting collection of lots from the Schools Prints Series (c.1940s) in Britain. A Lowry from this series fetched €2,000 in the autumn 2017. Guides from €100 to €600.
Schools prints, lot 105 Peter Curling, lot 157 Pauline Bewick, lot 104A Liam Treacy, lot 209
€600-800 €600-€800 €800-€1,000 €600-800
LANDSCAPES, STILL LIFES & SCULPTURE
Wonderful examples in these genres can be found at attractive prices. Among the well-known names are: Frank McKelvey, Maurice Canning Wilks, George Gillespie, Patrick Leonard, Desmond Carrick and Norman J. McCaig with most parts of the island featuring; from urban cityscapes to West of Ireland vistas. Vibrant still lifes by Carey Clarke, Moyra Barry, Liam Treacy, Brian Ballard, James English, Padraig Lynch and others are available from guides in the low hundreds. Sculpture by artists celebrated for their landmark public sculpture are represented with charming small scale works ideal for the home. Among them; Edward Delaney, Oisin Kelly and Vincent Browne.
Maurice C. Wilks, lot 142 Edward Delaney, lot 64 Henry Healy, lot 123 Carey Clarke, lot 172
€1,000-€1,500 €400-€600 €800-€1,200 €400-€600
HISTORICAL, TOPOGRAPHICAL AND ANTIQUES
Historical portraits in the sale include a portrait of comic writer Flann O’Brien (Brian O’Nolan, aka Myles na Gopaleen) by his artist brother Micheál Ó'Nualláin, James Joyce (by Kernoff) and Samuel Beckett by (le Brocquy) among others. American Street Artist Shepard Fairey is represented with 4 lots all acquired from the artist. Those with a fondness for the antique will find plenty to fill their studies and drawing rooms from maritime scenes to religious imagery and even some Oriental delights.
Shepard Fairey, lot 63 Micheál Ó'Nualláin, lot 193 Malton prints, lot 271 Augustus E. Mulready, lot 258
€500-€700 €1,500-€2,000 €800-€1,200 €800-€1,200
All the lots are on display with full descriptions at www.whytes.ie
This exciting auction – comprising nearly 300 lots – will be on view at Whyte’s Galleries, 38 Molesworth Street from Wednesday 4 July; admission is free. The auction will take place in the historic Freemasons Hall, Molesworth Street on Monday 9 July at 6pm and will be broadcast live on the internet at whytes.ie and invaluable.com; collectors around the world can bid live from their computers, smart TV’s, mobile phones or android devices.