Whyte's History, Literature & Collectables 14th September 2013 - page 95

- Ireland’s Leading Auction House
for Fine Art and Collectibles
Whyte & Sons was founded in Dublin in 1783 and in the past three
centuries the Whyte family business has expanded and evolved with the
times from specialising in exquisite glass and china to rare stamps and
postal history, historical artefacts, coins, medals, manuscripts, maps,
ephemera, memorabilia and a wide range of other collectibles. The main
business today is in Irish art from the great masters to the best of Ireland’s
emerging contemporaries.
Under the direction of Ian Whyte, this longstanding family business is
(rmly established as an art and collectibles auction house of immense
reputation, both in Ireland and internationally. Coupled with the
enthusiastic adoption of modern technology, Whyte’s o*ers all the
advantages and old world civility of a ‘bricks and mortar’ auction house
with the convenience of instant worldwide electronic commerce.
In six to eight carefully
planned sales a year
we o*er an unrivalled
range of Irish art and
collectibles. Our main
art sales are held at the
Royal Dublin Society, in
the exclusive south
Dublin suburb of Ballsbridge. Our other sales – including our famous
History, Literature and Collectibles sales take place in Molesworth Street
with viewing in our galleries and the auctions across the street at the
historic Freemasons Hall.
Whyte’s city centre o5ces and galleries are located in the last intact
terrace of Georgian shopfronts in Dublin, completed in 1831, near the
famous landmarks of St. Stephen's Green, Trinity College, Leinster House
and the fashionable shopping area of Grafton Street.
All sales are broadcast live, both audio and video, on the internet
through Artfact (USA) and Invaluable (Europe) where you can watch and
listen to the auction, leave bids or bid while the auction is taking place,
from anywhere in the world. You can also view and bid from a
Whyte’s auction at the Royal Dublin Society
Whyte’s Galleries,
38 Molesworth Street
RDS, Ballsbridge, Dublin
All Whyte's auctions are expertly
hung and superbly presented
and lit to maximum e$ect
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38 Molesworth Street Dublin 2 T 01 676 2888 F 01 676 2880
Seán Keating
Past De&nite, Future Perfect
(detail), €42,000
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