Over 250 lots up for auction in Dolan’s art and antiques sale

The Horse Fair by Kenneth Webb is up for auction
HUNDREDS are expected to attend the ever popular autumn art and antiques sale from Dolan’s auction house in the Castletroy Park hotel this Sunday.

HUNDREDS are expected to attend the ever popular autumn art and antiques sale from Dolan’s auction house in the Castletroy Park hotel this Sunday.

In all, some 251 works will go under the hammer in the auction this November 9, from 2pm, with telephone bidding also available.

The sale largely comprises 20th century Irish paintings, together with pieces of furniture and antiques, including an 18th century long case clock by Dublin clock maker, John Dalrymple, in lot number 62, with an estimated value of between €1,500 - €2,500.

Some of the art for sale is by acclaimed artists such as Norman Teeling, Val Byrne, Arthur K Maderson, Robert Eggington, Limerick born artist Henry Morgan, and Antrim’s Arthur Armstrong.

There are three pieces by London born Maderson up for auction, varying in price from €700 to €2,800.

There are also landscapes of Ballybunion beach by John Morris, along with three pieces by the late Limerick artist Jack Donovan - Clown Outside the Ring, lot 43, and two of his more raunchy female nude studies from the Pinky Downey Series, Nude Reclining and Nude Seated with Fan. They are priced from €300 up to €800.

One of the most expensive pieces up for sale, Burren Storm, is an acrylic on linen by Charles Harper, RHA, the former head of fine art in the Limerick School of Art and Design, priced from €4,000 to €6,000, along with Kenneth Webb’s The Horse Fair, pictured above, which has a guide of between €6,000 to €9,000 in lot 50.

His signed oil on canvas, Bogscape, Sunlight on the Bog, is also priced from €3,500 to €4,500.

“Also of note are up and coming names in the Irish art world, such as Limerick’s Henry Morgan and Michael Morris, son of Thelma Mansfield, both of whom are making their mark and their success is richly deserved,” said the auction house.

There are two landscapes by Adare born Henry Morgan, of the Burren and the Atlantic Ocean, priced with an estimate of €300 to €500.

Several vintage prams, Victorian side chairs, an oak stool, rugs, and ornate mirrors will also go under the gavel. Viewings of all lots are open to the public on Friday, November 7, from 12.30 – 8pm, and on Saturday, November 8 from 10am – 8pm.

The full catalogue is available to view online.