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Damien Hirst's Cephalothin has a €6,000-€8,000 guide price on it for this evening's art auction in Cork Morgan O'Sullivan Fine Art Auctions
Art Auction

Would you go dotty over this print?

Damien Hirst ‘dot’ prints and Andy Warhols for sale in Cork auction this evening.

IF YOU HAVE a spare few grand burning a hole in your pocket, think of heading to Cork this evening. Morgan O’Sullivan’s auction house is hosting a large fine art auction at the Radisson Blu hotel in the city with works by Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst and a number of eminent Irish artists up for grabs.

Andy Warhol’s Speedskater print can be yours for anywhere between €10,000-€15,000 (or, at least, that’s the starting estimate), but you could bag a bargain with two other works of his looking to go for between the €5,000 to €7,500 range. Fans of the Brit art movement might go dotty for Damien Hirst’s Lepidine (€4,000-€5,500) or Cephalothin”(€6,000-€8,000), part of his spot prints and paintings period.

The good news is that, as well as a number of highly-prized works from the likes of Mark O’Neill, Gerard Dillon and Markey Robinson, there are also works tagged with an estimate of around €200.

See the full catalogue of the nearly 300 works going to auction at 6.30pm this evening (and even place an online bid if you fancy) at the Morgan O’Driscoll website>

Us? We’re thinking of pooling our cents in office for Graham Knuttel’s ‘Bank Robbers’ depicting some shady-looking suits sidling away from a burning bank building. Hmmm…

Would you go dotty over this print?
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  • Bank Robbers by Graham Knuttel (€2,000-€2,500)

  • Speed Skater by Andy Warhol (€10,000-€15,000)

  • Spanish Fishing Village by Gerard Dillon (€20,000-€25,000)

  • Music Session by William Conor (€14,000-€18,000)

  • Cephalothin by Damien Hirst (€6,000-€8,000)

  • Lepidine by Damien Hirst (€4,000-€5,500)

  • Dockyard by Markey Robinson (€10,000-€12,500)

  • After The Party by Andy Warhol (€5,500-€7,500)

  • Cat Named Sam by Andy Warhol (€5,000-7,000)

  • Coral Strand, Ballyconneely by Cecil Maguire (€7,000-€9,000)

  • Still Life In Window by Mark O'Neill (€10,000-€15,000)

  • Sea Breezes by Mary Fedden (€,6000-€8,000)

  • Lady Reclining by Colin Watson (€7,000-€9,000)

  • Gangsters by Graham Knuttel (€5,000-€7,000)

  • Human Image by Louis le Brocquy (€3,000-€4,000)

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