Louis Le Brocquy

Born in Dublin in 1916, Louis le Brocquy wasa towering figure in the history of Irish painting. According to a recent editorial in The Irish Times: 'This self-taught artist has come to be recognised both at home and internationally as the foremost Irish painter of the 20th century.' His work has received much international attention and many accolades in a career that spans seventy years of creative practice. According to John Russell, 'When Louis le Brocquy first came to be known as a painter, some (fifty) years ago, it was not as the civilised head-hunter that he has lately become. It was as a story-teller, a symbolist, and a thoughtful enquirer into the conditions of life.'

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Recent Results

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