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Auction Description for Whyte's: Important Irish Art
Auction Description:
Important Irish Art
Viewing Notes:
Saturday 19 May to Monday 21 May, 10am to 6pm daily.
Sale Notes:
Including a further selection from the Jim O'Driscoll Collection, a major corporate collection, the complete series of Louis le Brocquy's Táin tapestries, the James Cruickshank Collection of Grace Henry Paintings, and many other works of quality at realistic estimates, and THE LOWEST FEES TO BUYERS OF ANY OF THE MAJOR AUCTION HOUSES - an ideal opportunity for the discerning collector.

Important Irish Art

by Whyte's

Platinum House

209 lots with images

May 21, 2012

Live Auction

Royal Dublin Society (RDS)

Anglesea Road Entrance

Ballsbridge, Dublin, 4 Ireland

Phone: +353 1 676 2888

Fax: +353 1 676 2880

Email: info@whytes.ie

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Charles Brady HRHA (1926-1997) STUDY FOR HOMAGE TO NATHANIEL HONE, 1991

Lot 1: Charles Brady HRHA (1926-1997) STUDY FOR HOMAGE TO NATHANIEL HONE, 1991

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Description: signed lower right; with typed Taylor Galleries exhibition label on reverse

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Charles Brady HRHA (1926-1997) A WRAPPED-UP BRONZE, 1987

Lot 2: Charles Brady HRHA (1926-1997) A WRAPPED-UP BRONZE, 1987

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Description: signed lower right; with typed Taylor Galleries label on reverse

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Camille Souter HRHA (b.1929) STRANGFORD QUARRY, 1994

Lot 3: Camille Souter HRHA (b.1929) STRANGFORD QUARRY, 1994

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Description: inscribed ["Camille Souter 1994"] on reverse, a copy of same visible on reverse of frame; also with exhibition number [34] on reverse

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Gerard Dillon (1916-1971) PIERROT AND EASEL

Lot 4: Gerard Dillon (1916-1971) PIERROT AND EASEL

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Description: signed lower right; with inscribed Taylor Galleries label on reverse

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Gerard Dillon (1916-1971) ABSTRACT CITYSCAPE
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Patrick Collins HRHA (1910-1994) DRUID'S MOON, 1981

Lot 6: Patrick Collins HRHA (1910-1994) DRUID'S MOON, 1981

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Description: signed and dated lower left; with inscribed Arts Council exhibition label on reverse; also with typed Sligo Art Gallery exhibition label on reverse

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Charles Tyrrell (b.1950) UNTITLED, 1981

Lot 7: Charles Tyrrell (b.1950) UNTITLED, 1981

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Description: signed, inscribed and dated on reverse; with inscribed Taylor Galleries exhibition label on reverse

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Felim Egan (b.1952) UNTITLED, 1986

Lot 8: Felim Egan (b.1952) UNTITLED, 1986

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Description: signed and dated on reverse

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Patrick Collins HRHA (1910-1994) WATER ON A PLOUGHED FIELD, c.1976

Lot 9: Patrick Collins HRHA (1910-1994) WATER ON A PLOUGHED FIELD, c.1976

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Description: signed lower left; inscribed with title on reverse

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Tony O'Malley HRHA (1913-2003) ÓRZOLA, 1988

Lot 10: Tony O'Malley HRHA (1913-2003) ÓRZOLA, 1988

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Description: signed with initials and dated lower left; titled lower right; with inscribed Taylor Galleries exhibition label on reverse

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Samuel Walsh (b.1951) STUDY 90, 1990

Lot 11: Samuel Walsh (b.1951) STUDY 90, 1990

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Description: signed and dated in pencil lower right; with typed Oliver Dowling Gallery exhibition label on reverse

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Michael Mulcahy (b.1952) INIS OIRR, 1990

Lot 12: Michael Mulcahy (b.1952) INIS OIRR, 1990

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Description: signed and numbered [16] on reverse

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Tony O'Malley HRHA (1913-2003) IRISH INSCAPE - STUDIO, PHYSICIANSTOWN, CALLAN, 1984

Lot 13: Tony O'Malley HRHA (1913-2003) IRISH INSCAPE - STUDIO, PHYSICIANSTOWN, CALLAN, 1984

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Description: signed with initials lower left; dated [November] lower right; signed again, titled and dated on reverse; also with artist's archival number [No. 832] on reverse; with typed Taylor Galleries exhibition label on reverse

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Seán McSweeney HRHA (b.1935) FILLING TIDE, 1998

Lot 14: Seán McSweeney HRHA (b.1935) FILLING TIDE, 1998

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Description: signed, titled and with artist's archival number [98.46] inscribed on reverse; also with typed Taylor Galleries exhibition label on reverse

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William Crozier HRHA (1930-2011) GARDEN, 1997

Lot 15: William Crozier HRHA (1930-2011) GARDEN, 1997

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Description: signed and dated lower centre; with title and catalogue number [32] on typed label on reverse

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William Crozier HRHA (1930-2011) THE RIVER IN THE WOOD, 1991

Lot 16: William Crozier HRHA (1930-2011) THE RIVER IN THE WOOD, 1991

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Description: signed lower left; signed again, titled and dated on reverse; with inscribed label also on reverse

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Barrie Cooke HRHA (b.1931) TAMAK'S CLEARING (EDGE OF THE JUNGLE), 1975

Lot 17: Barrie Cooke HRHA (b.1931) TAMAK'S CLEARING (EDGE OF THE JUNGLE), 1975

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Description: signed, titled and dated on reverse; with descriptive passage by the artist inscribed on reverse; also with David Hendriks exhibition and framing labels on reverse

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Brian Bourke HRHA (b.1936) SWITZERLAND, 1972

Lot 18: Brian Bourke HRHA (b.1936) SWITZERLAND, 1972

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Description: signed, titled and dated lower right

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Tony O'Malley HRHA (1913-2003) POND REVERIE I, 1994

Lot 19: Tony O'Malley HRHA (1913-2003) POND REVERIE I, 1994

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Description: signed, titled and dated on reverse; with typed Taylor Galleries exhibition label also on reverse

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William Crozier HRHA (1930-2011) NORTH STAR AND VENUS, 1982

Lot 20: William Crozier HRHA (1930-2011) NORTH STAR AND VENUS, 1982

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Description: signed lower right; with typed label of The Scottish Gallery [Edinburgh & London] on reverse

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Tony O'Malley HRHA (1913-2003) PEDRO BARBA - ISLA DE GRACIOSA, 1993

Lot 21: Tony O'Malley HRHA (1913-2003) PEDRO BARBA - ISLA DE GRACIOSA, 1993

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Description: signed with initials and dated lower left; signed again, titled and dated on reverse; also with artist's archival number [no. 2466] on reverse; with typed Taylor Galleries exhibition label on reverse

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James Mac Carthy (b.1945) GIRL READING, 1986

Lot 23: James Mac Carthy (b.1945) GIRL READING, 1986

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Description: signed [MAC] and numbered on seat

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John Shinnors (b.1950) MAYO MOON, BLACK SCARECROW AND BADGER, 1996

Lot 24: John Shinnors (b.1950) MAYO MOON, BLACK SCARECROW AND BADGER, 1996

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Description: with inscribed RHA exhibition label on reverse

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Juan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983) (Spanish, 1893-1983) COMPOSITION WITH GREEN BACKGROUND, 1950

Lot 25: Juan Miró (Spanish, 1893-1983) (Spanish, 1893-1983) COMPOSITION WITH GREEN BACKGROUND, 1950

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Description: signed and dated in the margin lower right; numbered lower left; with Dawson Gallery framing label on reverse

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Gerard Dillon (1916-1971) TWO MONKS

Lot 26: Gerard Dillon (1916-1971) TWO MONKS

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Description: signed lower left; with title on reverse

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Francis Bacon (1909-1992) STUDY FOR PORTRAIT OF POPE INNOCENT X, 1989

Lot 27: Francis Bacon (1909-1992) STUDY FOR PORTRAIT OF POPE INNOCENT X, 1989

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Description: signed lower right; with edition ["E.A."] lower left

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Maurice Desmond (b.1944) MOVEMENT IN SUMMER, 1991-1993

Lot 28: Maurice Desmond (b.1944) MOVEMENT IN SUMMER, 1991-1993

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Description: signed lower right; with title, medium and dates on reverse

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Maurice Desmond (b.1944) BATHING NUDE, 1980

Lot 29: Maurice Desmond (b.1944) BATHING NUDE, 1980

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Description: signed and dated lower right; with La Galerie Cork label on reverse

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Pat Connor (b.1948) FIGURE IN DOWNWARD FACING POSE, 1978

Lot 30: Pat Connor (b.1948) FIGURE IN DOWNWARD FACING POSE, 1978

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Description: signed and dated on reverse; also with artist's name, location [Schull, W. Cork] and year [1984] on reverse

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Pat Connor (b.1948) ELEPHANT, 1995

Lot 31: Pat Connor (b.1948) ELEPHANT, 1995

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Description: signed and dated beneath the base

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Francis Bacon (1909-1992)  STUDY FOR A PORTRAIT OF JOHN EDWARDS, 1987

Lot 33: Francis Bacon (1909-1992) STUDY FOR A PORTRAIT OF JOHN EDWARDS, 1987

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Description: signed in the margin lower right; numbered lower left

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Sean Scully (b.1945) DESIRE, 1985

Lot 34: Sean Scully (b.1945) DESIRE, 1985

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Description: signed and dated in the margin lower right; titled centre; numbered lower left

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Seán McSweeney HRHA (b.1935) CONWAY'S BOG, 2004

Lot 35: Seán McSweeney HRHA (b.1935) CONWAY'S BOG, 2004

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Description: signed and dated in pencil lower left; signed, with title and with artist's archival number [04-67] on reverse; with typed Taylor Galleries exhibition label also on reverse

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Seán McSweeney HRHA (b.1935) EVENING BOGLAND, 2005 oil on board

Lot 36: Seán McSweeney HRHA (b.1935) EVENING BOGLAND, 2005 oil on board

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Description: signed and dated lower left; signed again, titled and dated on reverse; with artist's archival number on reverse; with Vangard Gallery exhibition label on reverse

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Patrick Collins HRHA (1910-1994) THE PENITENT THIEF, 1988

Lot 37: Patrick Collins HRHA (1910-1994) THE PENITENT THIEF, 1988

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Description: signed and dated lower centre; with inscribed Caldwell Galleries label on reverse

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Barrie Cooke HRHA (b.1931) DIDYMO, N.Z.I., 2006

Lot 38: Barrie Cooke HRHA (b.1931) DIDYMO, N.Z.I., 2006

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Description: signed, titled, dated and with artist's archival number [BC28506] on reverse; with typed Kerlin Gallery exhibition label also on reverse

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John Shinnors (b.1950) TERRIBLE DAY, LOOP HEAD, COUNTY CLARE

Lot 39: John Shinnors (b.1950) TERRIBLE DAY, LOOP HEAD, COUNTY CLARE

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Description: signed in the lower right panel lower left; signed and titled on reverse; with Leinster Gallery label on reverse

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Patrick Scott HRHA (b.1921) GOLD PAINTING 8/93 gold leaf and tempera on canvas

Lot 40: Patrick Scott HRHA (b.1921) GOLD PAINTING 8/93 gold leaf and tempera on canvas

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Description: signed and inscribed on reverse

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John Shinnors (b.1950) THE LIGHTHOUSE KEEPER'S CAT oil on canvas
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John Shinnors (b.1950) OVER LOOP, COUNTY CLARE, JANUARY oil on canvas

Lot 42: John Shinnors (b.1950) OVER LOOP, COUNTY CLARE, JANUARY oil on canvas

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Description: signed lower right; with title on reverse; also with Leinster Gallery label on reverse

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Louis le Brocquy HRHA (b.1916) STUDY FOR RECONSTRUCTED HEAD OF S. B. (SAMUEL BECKETT), 1965
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Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) THE CURRAGH, 1991

Lot 44: Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) THE CURRAGH, 1991

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Description: signed and dated in pencil lower left; with typed Solomon Gallery label on reverse; with artist's archival number [W1077] also on reverse

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Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) STUDY TOWARDS AN IMAGE OF W.B. YEATS, 1975

Lot 45: Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) STUDY TOWARDS AN IMAGE OF W.B. YEATS, 1975

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Description: signed with initials and dated lower right; with inscribed Dawson Gallery label on reverse; with typed exhibition label for Musée 'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris and Richard Demarco Gallery exhibition labels also on reverse

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Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) BEING, 1998 watercolour and gouache

Lot 46: Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) BEING, 1998 watercolour and gouache

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Description: signed and dated in pencil lower right; signed again, with title, date, medium and measurements in cm and with artist's archival number [W 1447B] in pencil on reverse

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Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) THE TÁIN COLLECTION

Lot 47: Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) THE TÁIN COLLECTION

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Description: signed with initials in the weave on reverse by maître-lissier, René Duché and numbered lower right; with certificate of authenticity sewn on reverse, signed, numbered, titled and dated by le Brocquy and Duché

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Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) THE TÁIN. THE BULL OF CUAILNGE, 1969

Lot 48: Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) THE TÁIN. THE BULL OF CUAILNGE, 1969

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Description: signed, numbered, dated and with edition number in pencil in the margin lower right

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Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) THE TÁIN. LEAPING WOLFHOUND, 1969

Lot 49: Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) THE TÁIN. LEAPING WOLFHOUND, 1969

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Description: signed, numbered, dated and with edition number in pencil in the margin lower right

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Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) THE TÁIN. PIGS, 1969

Lot 50: Louis le Brocquy HRHA (1916-2012) THE TÁIN. PIGS, 1969

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Description: signed, numbered, dated and with edition number in pencil in the margin lower right

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