Shinnors painting up in Belfast auction for €11,000

The John Shinnors painting for up for auction next week
A WORK by renowned Limerick artist John Shinnors will be up for auction in Belfast next week for around €11,000.

A WORK by renowned Limerick artist John Shinnors will be up for auction in Belfast next week for around €11,000.

In his distinctive style, the piece entitled ‘Over Straw Island I’ will come under the hammer at Gormleys auctions upcoming fine art sale on Tuesday, March 10 at 7pm, at 471 Lisburn Road.

The oil painting is a strong example of his abstraction which is executed in a subtle colour palette.

It was previously bought by a collector who queued for three hours in the rain at an exhibition in The Hunt Museum in 2004 and will be offer at a guide price of between €11,000-€13,000.