IMPORTANT IRISH ART

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Date of the auction: 02.09.2020

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Maurice C. Wilks RUA ARHA (1910-1984) Back of the Mournes, Co. Down Oil on board, 40 x 50cm (15¾ x 19¾'') Signed Provenance: With The Bell Gallery, Belfast, label inscribed and dated December 1966. Maurice C. Wilks RUA ARHA (1910-1984) Back of the Mournes, Co. Down Oil on board, 40 x 50cm (15¾ x

Lot #: 3

Estimate: €1,500 - €2,500

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Maurice C. Wilks RUA ARHA (1910-1984) Connemara Oil on board, 40 x 50cm (15¾ x 19¾'') Signed Provenance: With The Bell Gallery, Belfast, label inscribed and dated indistinctly. Maurice C. Wilks RUA ARHA (1910-1984) Connemara Oil on board, 40 x 50cm (15¾ x 19¾'') Signed Provenance: With The Bell

Lot #: 4

Estimate: €1,500 - €2,500

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Paul Henry RHA (1877-1958) Connemara Landscape Oil on canvas board, 25 x 30cm (10 x 14'') Signed Provenance: A Private Dublin Collection Dated to the early to mid-1930s on stylistic grounds, this quintessential work by Henry displays all the classic characteristics he is known and loved for. The

Lot #: 15

Estimate: €30,000 - €50,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Paul Henry RHA (1877-1958) Hay Stooks with Cottages Oil on board, 32.4 x 37.5cm (12¾ x 14¾'') Signed Provenance: A Private Cork Collection Likely to date to the 1920s, this charming and unusual work depicts a small settlement with five simple thatched cottages nestling under a somewhat foreboding

Lot #: 16

Estimate: €50,000 - €70,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Michael Healy RHA (1873-1941) Stooks of Corn Oil on board, 21 x 32.5cm (8¼ x 12¾'') Provenance: With the Peppercanister Gallery, Dublin. Collection of Antoinette & Patrick J. Murphy. Michael Healy RHA (1873-1941) Stooks of Corn Oil on board, 21 x 32.5cm (8¼ x 12¾'') Provenance: With the

Lot #: 17

Estimate: €300 - €500

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Patrick Tuohy RHA (1893-1930) The Strand Near Arklow (Previously known as Brittas Bay) Oil on board, 28.5 x 39cm (11¼ x 15¼'') Inscribed by the artist verso Provenance: With James Gorry Gallery, 1965, where purchased. Collection of Antoinette & Patrick J. Murphy. Exhibited: Retrospective Exhibition

Lot #: 18

Estimate: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Evie Hone HRHA (1894-1955) In the Woods at Marley Watercolour, 38 x 32cm (15 x 12½'') Signed Provenance: With The Dawson Gallery, Dublin. Collection of Antoinette & Patrick J. Murphy. Evie Hone HRHA (1894-1955) In the Woods at Marley Watercolour, 38 x 32cm (15 x 12½'') Signed Provenance: With The

Lot #: 19

Estimate: €2,500 - €3,500

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Patrick Hennessy RHA (1915-1980) Still Life with apples, bowl and pink cloth Oil on canvas, 62 x 74cm (24½ x 29") Painted with mare in stable verso Provenance: Given directly to owner's father (Professor George Fegan) by artist Patrick Hennessy RHA (1915-1980) Still Life with apples, bowl and pink

Lot #: 20

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Patrick Hennessy RHA (1915-1980) Sea Wall (1972) Oil on canvas, 38 x 64cm (15 x 25¼'') Signed Provenance: With David Hendriks Gallery, Dublin, from whom purchased by Mr. Peter Maguire, November 1972; thence by descent to the current vendor. Patrick Hennessy RHA (1915-1980) Sea Wall (1972) Oil on

Lot #: 21

Estimate: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Nevill Johnson (1911-1999) Marcel's Garden Oil, ink and wash on board, 45 x 37cm (17¾ x 14½'') Signed; also signed, inscribed and dated (19)'57 verso Exhibited: 'Irish Exhibition of Living Art', 1957. Nevill Johnson (1911-1999) Marcel's Garden Oil, ink and wash on board, 45 x 37cm (17¾ x 14½

Lot #: 22

Estimate: €1,500 - €2,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Thurloe Connolly (1918-2016) Painting Oil on canvas, 30 x 27.5cm (11¾ x 10¾'') Signed, inscribed and dated 1943 Exhibited: 'The White Stag Group', Irish Museum of Modern Art, 6th July-4th October 2005. Thurloe Connolly (1918-2016) Painting Oil on canvas, 30 x 27.5cm (11¾ x 10¾'') Signed, inscribed

Lot #: 23

Estimate: €2,000 - €3,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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George Campbell RHA (1917-1979) Figure by a Bridge Watercolour, 25 x 35cm (9¾ x 13¾'') Provenance: Acquired from the artist's family; sale, these rooms, 28.03.07, lot 110, where purchased by the present owner. George Campbell RHA (1917-1979) Figure by a Bridge Watercolour, 25 x 35cm (9¾ x 13¾

Lot #: 27

Estimate: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Patrick Collins HRHA (1910-1994) Lake Swan Feeding Oil on board, 35 x 50cm (13¾ x 19½") Signed Provenance: Hendriks Gallery, label verso. Born Dromore West, County Sligo, in 1910, Patrick Collins grew up in Riverstown and, later, in Sligo town but his father, an RIC constable, contracted

Lot #: 30

Estimate: €10,000 - €15,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Donald Teskey RHA (b.1956) Coastal Report I Oil on paper, 76.2 x 101.6cm (30 x 40'') Signed One of the leading Irish artists of his generation, Donald Teskey is so well known as a superbly tactile painter of coastal landscapes, concentrated on the sea, it can be hard to credit that he devoted a

Lot #: 31

Estimate: €10,000 - €15,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Brian Bourke (b.1936) Winter Knock-a-lough Mixed media, 62 x 54.5cm (24½ x 21½'') Signed, inscribed and dated (19)'77-'78 Provenance: With the Taylor Galleries, Dublin 1978, Catalogue no.28. Provenance: Collection of Antoinette & Patrick J. Murphy. Brian Bourke (b.1936) Winter Knock-a-lough Mixed

Lot #: 32

Estimate: €1,500 - €2,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Sean McSweeney HRHA (1935-2018) Trees, Hollywood Wood (1979); Snow on the Quarry Hill, Hollywood, Wicklow (1979); Winter Trees (Mileys Gate), Wicklow (1979); Trees in a Wicklow Landscape (c.1980) Four watercolours, 13 x 20cm (5 x 7¾''); 14.7 x 20.3cm (5¾ x 8''); 14.7 x 20.3cm (5¾ x 8''); 14.5 x

Lot #: 34

Estimate: €800 - €1,200

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Tony O'Malley HRHA (1913-2003) Iasc Buí or Yellow Fish Oil on board, 90 x 60cm (35½ x 23½'') Signed with initials; also signed with initials, inscribed with title and dated 1996 verso Exhibited: Kelly's Hotel, Wexford, 2000. Tony O'Malley became a member of the St Ives Art Group in Cornwall when he

Lot #: 35

Estimate: €8,000 - €12,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Jack Butler Yeats RHA (1871-1957) Bound for the Islands (1952) Oil on board, 23 x 35.5cm (9 x 14'') Signed; inscribed with title verso Provenance: Purchased in 1953 by Mr & Mrs Nesbit Waddington at the Victor Waddington Galleries and thence by descent; Private Collection, Dublin. Literature: Hilary

Lot #: 36

Estimate: €50,000 - €70,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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William John Leech RHA ROI (1881-1968) St. Anne and the Poppies Oil on canvas, 55 x 46cm (21½ x 18'') Signed; inscribed verso When Leechs parents departed their Dublin home, Wilmar, Dartry Road, for London in 1910, Leech divided his life between London and France, from then until after the First

Lot #: 37

Estimate: €6,000 - €10,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Robert Sanderson (1848-1908) Lost, Bedad!An Irishman playing cards at a table Oil on canvas laid on panel, 23 x 18cm (9 x 7") Signed and dated 'R.Sanderson 1901', lower-right; further signed, and inscribed with title and artist's address on exhibition label, verso Exhibited: Paisley, Paisley Art

Lot #: 40

Estimate: €600 - €800

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Samuel John Murphy (1851-c.1920) The Fruit Seller Oil on canvas laid on panel, 35.5 x 30.5cm (14 x 12") Signed and dated 'S. J Murphy. 1882', lower-left Exhibited: Cork, Cork Industrial Exhibition, 1883, Gallery of Modern Paintings, no. 24, £12 12. Provenance: Mucklow's Gallery, 35, Cranbourn St

Lot #: 41

Estimate: €600 - €800

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Robert Richard Scanlan (1801-1876) On Her Majesty's Service Oil on canvas, 42 x 60.8cm (16½ x 24'') Signed and dated 1859 Exhibited: Dublin, Royal Hibernian Academy, 1860, no. 23 Provenance: Mystic Fine Arts, 47, Holmes St., Mystic, Connecticut, 3 October 1996 Robert Richard Scanlan (1801-1876) On

Lot #: 43

Estimate: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Rose Maynard Barton RWS (1859 - 1929) The Royal Mews, August 9th 1902 Watercolour, 10 x 13cm (4 x 5'') Signed and inscribed 'Wishing you a Happy New Year' Provenance: Sotheby's 3rd November 1993, Lot no. 183 Rose Maynard Barton RWS (1859 - 1929) The Royal Mews, August 9th 1902 Watercolour, 10 x 13cm

Lot #: 45

Estimate: €600 - €1,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Edith Scannell (1852-1940) Study of a Young Girl with Hat Oil on canvas, 98 x 75cm (38½ x 29½") Signed Edith Maud Susanna Scannell (1852-1940) lived and worked in Kensington, London. She studied for two years under M. Jacquand in Paris, but also in Florence, Rome and Pisa, under Bellucci, Bompiani

Lot #: 46

Estimate: €2,000 - €4,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Aloysius O'Kelly (1853-1936) A Breton Garden Oil on canvas, 80 x 100cm (31½ x 39¼'') Signed Quintessentially a work by Aloysius OKelly, this painting dates to the early twentieth century. The subject matter, style and treatment is typical of OKellys Breton work at this time. In 1874, OKelly had

Lot #: 47

Estimate: €6,000 - €10,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Norah McGuinness HRHA (1901-1980) Lobster Pots, Brittany Oil on canvas, 45 x 60cm (17¾ x 23½'') Signed In this work we are presented with a small snapshot of life in north western France where lobster fishing was an industry central to the coastal region. The traditional wicker pots used for

Lot #: 48

Estimate: €15,000 - €20,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Daniel O'Neill (1920 - 1974) The Four Provinces of Ireland - Ulster, Mt. Errigal, Donegal; Munster, Carrantuohill, Kerry; Leinster, Glendalough, Wicklow; Connacht, The Twelve Bens Galway A set of four, oil on board, 17.5 x 25.5cm (6¾ x 10'') Each signed; also inscribed with titles verso Belfast

Lot #: 52

Estimate: €20,000 - €30,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Jack Butler Yeats RHA (1871-1957) The Sick Bed (1950) Oil on canvas, 45.5 x 61cm (18 x 24'') Signed Provenance: Sold through Victor Waddington Galleries, April 1952 to S. Briskin, USA; Waddington Galleries London; Private Collection. Literature: Hilary Pyle, 'A Catalogue Raisonné of the Oil

Lot #: 53

Estimate: €250,000 - €350,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Sir Gerald Festus Kelly PRA RHA (1879-1972) Ma Than E Oil on Canvas, 97 x 84cm (38 x 33') Exhibited: The Royal Academy London, Summer Exhibition 1938, Cat. No. 253; Brighton Exhibition 1938 untraced; The Royal Hibernian Academy 1939, Cat. No. 35 (N.F.S.); ''Sir Gerald Festus Kelly Retrospective

Lot #: 54

Estimate: €40,000 - €60,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020

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Gerald Leslie Brockhurst (1890-1978) Portrait of Charlotte Elizabeth Hollingsworth Oil on board, 60 x 47cm (23½ x 18½'') Signed Last year Gerald Brockhursts portrait of Florence Forsyth attracted much attention when it came under the hammer at Adams. The painting had been commissioned by Florences

Lot #: 55

Estimate: €10,000 - €15,000

Date: 2 Sep 2020