Irish & British Art

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Date of the auction: 04.10.2010

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GALWAY MAN IN WAISTCOAT AND CAP Jack Butler Yeats RHA (1871-1957)

GALWAY MAN IN WAISTCOAT AND CAP Jack Butler Yeats RHA (1871-1957)
Medium: watercolour over pencil (no.10) Dimensions: 13 by 9cm., 5 by 3.5in. The first forty lots of this sale comprise the complete collection of works from a sketchbook by Jack Butler Yeats RHA, dated, 1899, Gort, Co.Galway. The

Lot #: 1

Opening: €800 - €1,000

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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THE VALLEY, ACHILL ISLAND Alexander Williams RHA (1846-1930)

THE VALLEY, ACHILL ISLAND Alexander Williams RHA (1846-1930)
Signature: signed lower centre; titled lower left; with original framing label of Thos. Dockrell Sons & Co., Ltd. [South Great George's Street, Dublin] on reverse Medium: watercolour over pencil Dimensions: 27 by 46cm., 10.75 by 18in

Lot #: 51

Opening: €1,500 - €2,000

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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VIEW OF ACHILL ISLAND AND FISHERMAN and GRACE O'MALLEY'S CASTLE, ACHILL...

VIEW OF ACHILL ISLAND AND FISHERMAN and GRACE O'MALLEY'S CASTLE, ACHILL ISLAND, COUNTY MAYO (A PAIR) Alexander Williams RHA (1846-1930)
Signature: signed lower right and lower left respectively Medium: oil on canvas Dimensions: 34 by 58cm., 13.5 by 23in. Dimensions of second work 13 by 23.5in

Lot #: 52

Opening: €3,000 - €4,000

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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CROAGH PATRICK, CLEW BAY Alexander Williams RHA (1846-1930)

CROAGH PATRICK, CLEW BAY Alexander Williams RHA (1846-1930)
Signature: signed lower right; titled lower left Medium: watercolour over pencil Dimensions: 27 by 46cm., 10.75 by 18.2 5in. Croagh Patrick and Westport are praised in Gwynn's reading of the landscape (see Connaught, p.48) with an

Lot #: 53

Opening: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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WINDMILL AND SHEEP Claude Hayes RI ROI (1852-1922)

WINDMILL AND SHEEP Claude Hayes RI ROI (1852-1922)
Signature: signed lower left; with partial George Trubey Fine Art label on reverse Medium: watercolour Dimensions: 67 by 102cm., 26.5 by 40in

Lot #: 54

Opening: €1,200 - €1,500

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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THE LOITERERS Claude Hayes RI ROI (1852-1922)

THE LOITERERS Claude Hayes RI ROI (1852-1922)
Signature: signed lower left; bearing label detailing artist's dates and title on reverse Medium: watercolour heightened with white Dimensions: 36 by 70cm., 14.25 by 27.7 5in. In 1876 Claude Hayes exhibited two works at the RHA one of which was titled

Lot #: 55

Opening: €1,500 - €1,800

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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LEENANE, KILLARY BAY Alexander Williams RHA (1846-1930)

LEENANE, KILLARY BAY Alexander Williams RHA (1846-1930)
Signature: signed lower centre; titled lower left; with original framing label of Thos. Dockrell Sons & Co. Ltd. [South Great George's Street, Dublin] on reverse Medium: watercolour over pencil Dimensions: 27 by 46cm., 10.5 by 18in

Lot #: 56

Opening: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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LOCH VENACHER N.B., c. 1893 Alexander Williams RHA (1846-1930)

LOCH VENACHER N.B., c. 1893 Alexander Williams RHA (1846-1930)
Signature: signed lower right; titled lower left Medium: watercolour Dimensions: 25 by 46cm., 10 by 18in. Loch Venacher or Loch Bheannchair is a fresh water loch located in Stirling, Scotland. In 1893 Williams exhibited at the Academy

Lot #: 57

Opening: €800 - €1,200

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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A KNOTTY POINT, 1853 Erskine Nicol ARA RSA (1825-1904)

A KNOTTY POINT, 1853 Erskine Nicol ARA RSA (1825-1904)
Signature: signed and dated lower right; with typed label detailing title on reverse; also with J.B. Bennett & Sons Ltd., [50 Gordon Street, Glasgow and at Wellington Chambers, AYR] label on reverse Medium: oil on board Dimensions: 28 by 37cm

Lot #: 58

Opening: €5,000 - €7,000

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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ELDERLY WOMAN WITH HEADRESS, 1855 Erskine Nicol ARA RSA (1825-1904)

ELDERLY WOMAN WITH HEADRESS, 1855 Erskine Nicol ARA RSA (1825-1904)
Signature: signed and dated lower right; with inscribed William Rodman & Co., Belfast label on reverse; with artist's name and dates printed in the mount lower right Medium: watercolour over pencil on buff-coloured paper Dimensions

Lot #: 59

Opening: €1,800 - €2,200

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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THE ONCONVANIENCE OF SINGLE LIFE, MORAL - NEVER TOO LATE TO MEND Erskine...

THE ONCONVANIENCE OF SINGLE LIFE, MORAL - NEVER TOO LATE TO MEND Erskine Nicol ARA RSA (1825-1904)
Signature: printed [painted by Erskine Nicol] lower left; with publisher's details lower centre; lithographer [Thos Maguire] lower right; titled beneath Medium: colour lithographic print Dimensions: 43

Lot #: 60

Opening: €300 - €500

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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"BARNEY YOU'RE SULKING NOW", 1861 Erskine Nicol ARA RSA (1825-1904)

"BARNEY YOU'RE SULKING NOW", 1861 Erskine Nicol ARA RSA (1825-1904)
Signature: signed and dated lower right Medium: oil on canvas Dimensions: 60 by 43cm., 23.5 by 17in. Provenance: Provenance:Sotheby's, Slane Castle, 25 June 1979, lot 477 (illustrated p.148); Private collection Although he did not

Lot #: 61

Opening: €10,000 - €15,000

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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WAITING FOR THE CATCH, 1879 Edwin Hayes RHA RI ROI (1819-1904)

WAITING FOR THE CATCH, 1879 Edwin Hayes RHA RI ROI (1819-1904)
Signature: signed and dated lower left Medium: watercolour Dimensions: 43 by 64cm., 17 by 25in. In original gold mount

Lot #: 62

Opening: €1,500 - €1,800

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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VIEW OF BRAY, COUNTY WICKLOW, 1829 In the style of George Petrie PRHA...

VIEW OF BRAY, COUNTY WICKLOW, 1829 In the style of George Petrie PRHA (1790-1866)
Signature: with location and date inscribed lower left Medium: Indian ink wash over pencil on paper Dimensions: 12 by 25cm., 4.75 by 10in

Lot #: 63

Opening: €500 - €700

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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FISHING BOATS IN CALM WATERS Charles Mottram British, (1807-1876)

FISHING BOATS IN CALM WATERS Charles Mottram British, (1807-1876)
Signature: signed lower right Medium: watercolour Dimensions: 23 by 36cm., 9 by 14.25in

Lot #: 64

Opening: €500 - €700

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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THE LAKE OF KILLARNEY, FROM LORD KENMARE'S PEAK George Jones RA (1786-1869)

THE LAKE OF KILLARNEY, FROM LORD KENMARE'S PEAK George Jones RA (1786-1869)
Medium: wash over pencil on grey paper Dimensions: 23 by 35cm., 9.25 by 13.75in. George Jones was Keeper of the Royal Academy from 1840-1850 and was elected member of the academy in February 1824. Jones was acting President

Lot #: 65

Opening: €500 - €700

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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HINDU ASCETIC, 1942 Mary Swanzy HRHA (1882-1978)

HINDU ASCETIC, 1942 Mary Swanzy HRHA (1882-1978)
Signature: signed lower left; with Mary Swanzy Studio Sale stamp on stretcher on reverse; also with Pyms Gallery label affixed on reverse Medium: oil on canvas Dimensions: 51 by 61cm., 20 by 24in. Provenance: Provenance:Family of the artist

Lot #: 101

Opening: €3,000 - €4,000

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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HERO AND SOW Mary Swanzy HRHA (1882-1978)

HERO AND SOW Mary Swanzy HRHA (1882-1978)
Signature: signed on reverse lower left in the tacky margin; with typed Pyms Gallery label on reverse Medium: oil on canvas Dimensions: 51 by 76cm., 20 by 30in. Provenance: Provenance:Family of the artist; Christie's, The Irish Sale Part II, Including works

Lot #: 102

Opening: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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THE WAYSIDE GROTTO Daniel O'Neill (1920-1974)

THE WAYSIDE GROTTO Daniel O'Neill (1920-1974)
Signature: signed lower left; with typed exhibition label on reverse Medium: oil on board Dimensions: 64 by 76cm., 25 by 30in. Daniel O’Neill began painting in 1939 just before the onset of World War II. One year later he exhibited in a small group show

Lot #: 103

Opening: €8,000 - €10,000

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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SUN BREAKING FROM CLOUD OVER SEA Daniel O'Neill (1920-1974)

SUN BREAKING FROM CLOUD OVER SEA Daniel O'Neill (1920-1974)
Signature: signed lower left, inscribed and signed on mount Medium: oil on paper Dimensions: 15 by 23cm., 6 by 9in. Provenance: Provenance:Christmas greetings card from the artist to the present owner, 1973

Lot #: 104

Opening: €4,000 - €5,000

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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WHITE HORSES AND LOVERS Gerard Dillon (1916-1971)

WHITE HORSES AND LOVERS Gerard Dillon (1916-1971)
Signature: signed lower left; with inscribed Dawson Gallery label on reverse Medium: ink with gouache on paper Dimensions: 27 by 36cm., 10.75 by 14.2 5in. Provenance: Provenance:Dawson Gallery, Dublin; Private collection Contained in original Dawson

Lot #: 105

Opening: €4,000 - €6,000

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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CUCHULAINN SUITE XX, 1972 Edward Delaney RHA (1930-2009)

CUCHULAINN SUITE XX, 1972 Edward Delaney RHA (1930-2009)
Signature: with inscribed Davis Gallery label on reverse Medium: oil on paper Dimensions: 57 by 90cm., 22.25 by 35.2 5in. Provenance: Provenance:The Davis Gallery, Dublin; Private collection Inscription on Davis Gallery label on reverse reads

Lot #: 106

Opening: €1,500 - €2,000

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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MOTHER AND CHILD XII, 1983 Henry Moore British, OM CM RBA,(1898-1986)

MOTHER AND CHILD XII, 1983 Henry Moore British, OM CM RBA,(1898-1986)
Signature: signed in the plate lower left; signed and numbered in pencil in the lower margin lower right and lower left respectively Medium: etching and aquatint on wove paper (no. 52 from an edition of 65) Dimensions: 22 by

Lot #: 107

Opening: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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DRESSED UP Gerard Dillon (1916-1971)

DRESSED UP Gerard Dillon (1916-1971)
Signature: signed in pencil lower right; with inscribed Dawson Gallery label on reverse Medium: gouache with collage on paper laid on board Dimensions: 35 by 65cm., 13.75 by 25.5in. Provenance: Provenance:Dawson Gallery, Dublin; Private collection Contained in

Lot #: 108

Opening: €8,000 - €10,000

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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PALISADES I, c.1950s Charles Brady HRHA (1926-1997)

PALISADES I, c.1950s Charles Brady HRHA (1926-1997)
Signature: signed lower right; inscribed with title on reverse Medium: oil on paper Dimensions: 28 by 44cm., 11 by 17.25in. The Palisades, also called the New Jersey Palisades or the Hudson Palisades are a twenty mile long range of steep cliffs

Lot #: 109

Opening: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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PALISADES II, c.1950s Charles Brady HRHA (1926-1997)

PALISADES II, c.1950s Charles Brady HRHA (1926-1997)
Signature: signed lower right; inscribed with title on reverse Medium: oil on paper Dimensions: 27 by 39cm., 10.5 by 15.25in. The Palisades, also called the New Jersey Palisades or the Hudson Palisades are a twenty mile long range of steep cliffs

Lot #: 110

Opening: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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N. J. PALISADES III, c.1950s Charles Brady HRHA (1926-1997)

N. J. PALISADES III, c.1950s Charles Brady HRHA (1926-1997)
Signature: signed lower right; inscribed with title on backing board in pencil; also with typed label on reverse Medium: oil on paper Dimensions: 30 by 35cm., 12 by 13.75in. The Palisades, also called the New Jersey Palisades or the Hudson

Lot #: 111

Opening: €1,000 - €1,500

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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WHITE - WASH IN MOONLIGHT Charles Brady HRHA (1926-1997)

WHITE - WASH IN MOONLIGHT Charles Brady HRHA (1926-1997)
Signature: signed lower right; inscribed with title twice on reverse; signed again on reverse; with artist's address [1 Royal Terrace West, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland] on stretcher on reverse Medium: oil on canvas Dimensions: 37 by 45cm., 14.5 by

Lot #: 112

Opening: €3,000 - €5,000

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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GONE TO AMERICA, 1966 Charles Brady HRHA (1926-1997)

GONE TO AMERICA, 1966 Charles Brady HRHA (1926-1997)
Signature: signed and dated lower right; signed and dated on reverse; also with title and artist's address ["Dun Laoghaire, Ireland"] on reverse Medium: oil on canvas Dimensions: 44 by 37cm., 17.25 by 14.5in

Lot #: 113

Opening: €3,000 - €5,000

Date: 4 Oct 2010

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STANDING FIGURE WITH ELEVATED ARM, 1968 John Behan RHA (b.1938)

STANDING FIGURE WITH ELEVATED ARM, 1968 John Behan RHA (b.1938)
Signature: signed and dated [Oslo 31 January, 1968] Medium: pen and ink with gouache and pastel on buff-coloured paper Dimensions: 59 by 46cm., 23.25 by 18in. In the 1960s Behan exhibited in major group shows such as the Irish

Lot #: 114

Opening: €800 - €1,200

Date: 4 Oct 2010