Whyte's

Whyte’s, founded in 1783, are today Ireland’s premier specialist art and collectibles auction house. They hold six to eight sales per year, featuring a wide range of Irish art and collectibles, primarily from private collections and estates.

Whyte’s major art sales are conducted at the Royal Dublin Society’s Clyde Rooms, while their other sales (including History, Literature and Collectibles auctions) are held at their Molesworth St. premises and the historic Freemasons Hall. The Molesworth St. terrace that houses Whyte’s galleries is the last remaining intact terrace of Georgian shopfronts in Dublin, completed 1831.

Whyte’s combines their 200-year history of business in Dublin with an enthusiasm for modern technologies, offering both the advantages of a traditional auction house and the convenience of live web bidding.

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How the Butler Yeats family became part of the fabric of 20th century Ireland
During the 20th century, the Butler Yeats family made an incredible impact on the political, literary and art fabric of Ireland. In 1841, William Butler Yeats married Susan Pollexfen. The couple had six children William Butler Yeats; Susan Mary "Lily" Yeats; Elizabeth Corbett "Lolly" Yeats; Robert Corbet Yeats; John "Jack" Butler Yeats; and Jane Grace Yeats.
Moments that made history: The Easter Rising and The Good Friday agreement
On 21st January, Whyte's Eclectic Collector sale features historical items from two significant periods of The Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland's history.
The Society of Dublin Painters and the beginnings of Irish modernism
Born in Belfast, Paul Henry holds his place in the artistic canon as one of Ireland's most important 20th century artists. His depictions of the west of Ireland are an important part of Irish art history.
Artist Spotlight: Harry Kernoff
Harry Kernoff, was a leading figure in Irish Modernism and is best remembered for capturing the people of Dublin with a sympathetic paintbrush.
Irish art could fetch £1 million at auction this month
Works by Paul Henry, Jack B. Yeats, Gerard Dillon as well as contemporary Irish artists Barrie Cooke, Donald Teske and Tony O’Malley are expected to reach a combined total of €1.2 million (£910 000) at Whyte's this month.

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17th Century, John Speed, map of Connaught
17th Century, John Speed, map of Connaught Attractive map of Connaught with inset town plan of Galway. 'Performet by John Speede and are to be solde in Popes Head Alley against The Exchang by John Sudbury and George Humble, Anno Dominis 1610'. contemporary hand colouring, framed. h:15.25  w:20.25 in. Other Notes: Historical Whyte's
1966 GAA Football Interprovincial medal to a Co. Down player.
1966 GAA Football Interprovincial medal to a Co. Down player. A 9ct gold and enamel medal to a Co. Down player on the Ulster provincial football team. Whyte's
Bartlett, W. H. The Scenery And Antiquities Of Ireland. (3)
Bartlett, W. H. The Scenery And Antiquities Of Ireland and Halls' Ireland: Its Scenery, Character, &c. The Scenery And Antiquities Of Ireland illustrated From Drawings By W. H. Bartlett; The literary portion of the work by N. P. Willis, And J. Stirling Coyne. Two volume set. London: Virtue and Co., (circa 1880). 4to, quarter green calf with gilt borders on front & rear covers. Spine gilt and with raised bands, illustrated title pages, full-page map, and 118 full-page captioned engravings; together with one volume of Halls' Ireland: Its Scenery, Character, &c., Cork, Kerry and Waterford. (3) Other Notes: BOOKS Whyte's
1939-1945 German Third Reich, M43 SS red fez.
1939-1945 German Third Reich, M43 SS red fez. With eagle and swastika and deaths head badges. Other Notes: Militaria. Whyte's
1712-1924. Skerries - Holmpatrick Estate. Schedule of Expiring Leases
1712-1924. Skerries - Holmpatrick Estate. Schedule of Expiring Leases This invaluable manuscript has circa 1400 records relating to the various legal agreements, leases, assignments, certificates, rentals etc. for the lands of the Hamilton Estate. While most of them are 19th century , they span a period of over 200 years. Extensive information about land occupation in much, if not all of the estate of Baron Holmpatrick, particularly the Dublin Estate. 206pp. manuscript. Cover loose. Spine damaged. Stained and worn, but good otherwise. h:8  w:13 in. Whyte's
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Whyte's
38 Molesworth Street
Dublin 2
info@whytes.ie
+353 (0)1 676 2888
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