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Three valuable paintings by famous Irish artists stolen from Wicklow home

Paintings by Sir John Lavery, Paul Henry and Jack B Yeats were stolen last week.

THREE PAINTINGS BY some of Ireland’s best known artists were stolen from a house in Wicklow last week.

Three valuable paintings by Sir John Lavery, Paul Henry and Jack B Yeats were stolen in a burglary, which happened at a house in Donard, County Wicklow last Wednesday.

gsfgfg Landscape with Cottage by Paul Henry Source: Garda Press Office

Gardaí have issued an appeal for the public’s help in relation to the stolen paintings entitled Portrait of a Lady by Sir John Lavery, Landscape with Cottage by Paul Henry and The Fern in the Area by Jack B Yeats.

unnamed (11) The Fern in the Area by Jack B Yeats Source: Garda Press Office

The paintings have a significant value, with the artists all having paintings in the Irish collection held at the National Gallery of Ireland.

unnamed (9) Portrait of a Lady by Sir John Lavery Source: Garda Press Office

The scene of the burglary was preserved and a technical examination was completed, said the gardaí, who added that their investigation is ongoing and there have been no arrests to date.

Gardai wish to appeal to anyone who can assist with the investigation or who may have come into contact with these paintings to contact Baltinglass Garda Station on 059-6482610, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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