Louis Le Brocquy

Louis le Brocquy (born 10 November 1916) is an Irish painter born in Dublin. His work has received many accolades in a career that spans seventy years of creative practice. In 1956, he represented Ireland at the Venice Biennale, winning an International prize with A Family (National Gallery of Ireland), subsequently included in the historic exhibition Fifty Years of Modern Art Brussels, World Fair 1958. The same year he married the Irish painter Anne Madden and left London to work in the French Midi.

Le Brocquy is widely acclaimed for his evocative "Portrait ‘Heads" of literary figures and fellow artists, which include William Butler Yeats, James Joyce, and his friends Samuel Beckett, Francis Bacon and Seamus Heaney, in recent years le B... read more

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Louis Le Brocquy Playboy Of The Western World 24" x 29" Taken from the book "Playboy of the Western World" by Synge, J.M. Boston, Imprint Society, 1970 (printed at Dolmen Press). Six brushdrawings by Louis le Brocquy RHA, reproduced in colour from separations made by the artist, Signed by the artist. Result: £800
Louis Le Brocquy Face Study 24" x 18" Watercolour & Coloured Chalks Signed and dated Result: £21000
Louis Le Brocquy St Stephen's Green 7" x 10" Watercolour Result: £14480
Louis Le Brocquy Head Study 33" x 23" Lytho Print Result: £1100
Louis Le Brocquy Tain Series 15" x 21" Lithograph Print Result: £1000
Louis Le Brocquy Playboy of the Western World 24" x 29" Taken from the book "Playboy of the Western World" by Synge, J.M. Boston, Imprint Society, 1970 (printed at Dolmen Press). Six brushdrawings by Louis le Brocquy RHA, reproduced in colour from separations made by the artist, Signed by the artist. Result: £1000
Louis Le Brocquy Stirring Still Book by Samuel Beckett, illustrations by Louis Le Brocquy 14" x 9.5" First Limted Edition of Stirring Still published in 1988 by Blue Moon Books, New York & John Calder, London. Edition 176/200 signed by author & Artist Result: £950