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Painting is arguably the most saleable form of art. It is also among the oldest of mediums, dating back more than 31,000 years to prehistoric cave paintings. In the West, painting did not surpass tapestry in importance until the 18th century, though many masterworks date to the Renaissance or earlier. Painting later went out of fashion from the 1970s through the 1990s as a mode of expression for contemporary artists.

In the new millennium, painting has recovered its popularity, and the practice has remained fairly unchanged. Paints remain a mixture of colored pigment and binder, and common subject matters still comprise imagery or inspiration from the objects or events in artists’ daily lives. The contemporary painter’s palette consists not only of colors, but the range of historic painting... Read more

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WILLIAM HENRY KNIGHT (1823-1863)A Game of MarblesOil on panel, 40 x 51cmSigned and dated 1863

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€1,000 (starting bid)

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CHARLES HANCOCK (1802-1877)A bay in a landscapeOil on canvas, 61 x 73cmSigned

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€800 (starting bid)

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WRIGHT BARKER (1864-1941)At the End of the DayOil on canvas, 90 x 126cmSigned

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€2,000 (starting bid)

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CIRCLE OF CARLO DOLCI (Florence, 1616-1687) Allegory of PoetryOil on panel, 58 x 44cm

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€2,800 (starting bid)

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IRISH SCHOOL (19TH CENTURY) The OpportunistOil on canvas, 62 x 90cm

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€350 (starting bid)

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AFTER THOMAS GAINSBOROUGHThe Cottage GirlOil on canvas, 56.5 x 41cm

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€200 (starting bid)

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CONTINENTAL SCHOOL (LATE 19TH CENTURY)Harbour SceneOil on canvas, 75 x 50cm

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€200 (starting bid)

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AFTER VAN DYCKPortrait of a gentlemanOil on panel, 12 x 10cm

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€70 (starting bid)

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DUTCH SCHOOL (18TH CENTURY)The IntroductionOil on canvas, 59 x 73cm

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€550 (starting bid)

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JOSEPH W. CAREY RUA (1859-1937)Bantry BayWatercolour, 23 x 37.5cmSigned, inscribed and dated 1931

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€140 (starting bid)

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MABEL YOUNG RHA (1889-1974)County Wicklow Country HouseOil on board, 30 x 40cm (11¾ x 15¾'')Signed

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€280 (starting bid)

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NEWLYN SCHOOL (c.1900)HaymakingOil on canvas, 50 x 40cm

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€480 (starting bid)

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ROBBIE WRAITH (b.1952)Reclining nudeOil on panel, 36 x 46cmSigned

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€280 (starting bid)

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ROBBIE WRAITH (b.1952)Still life with rugOil on panel, 39 x 30cm

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€280 (starting bid)

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ORPEN SCHOOL (19TH CENTURY)Nude Oil on canvas, 91 x 50cmUnsigned

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€700 (2 bids)

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CHARLES TAYLOR (fl. 1841 - 1883)A Frigate in choppy watersWatercolour, 37 x 69cmSigned

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€350 (starting bid)

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FERGUS O'RYAN RHA (1910-1989)AutumnOil on canvas, 28 x 43cmSigned

February 25, 2018, 11:30 AM GMT
Dublin 2, Ireland

€200 (starting bid)

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