Louis Le Brocquy HRHA Biography and Works - Ross's Auctioneers & Valuers

Louis Le Brocquy HRHA

Louis Le Brocquy HRHA

Louis Le Brocquy was a painter and designer born in Dublin. He was educated in Trinity College, Dublin studying chemistry. In 1939, Louis began to teach himself to paint having studied the art in galleries throughout London, Paris and Italy.

Le Brocquy became a founding member of the Irish Exhibition of Living Art in 1943, having returned to Ireland. In 1945, his subject matter for his own work was mainly Irish thinkers. In 1947 he held his first solo exhibition at Gimpel Fils in London and in that same year he moved to London.

During the height of his painting career, Louis was also active as a designer in textiles etc. He was awarded with the Praemio Prealpina at the Venice Biennale in 1956. He eventually settled after marrying an Irish painter, Anne Madden and they lived at Carros, Alpes-Maritimes from 1960 onwards. 

Louis Le Brocquy HRHA - Auction results

There have been 21 artwork(s) sold in previous auctions
  • Lot 96 by Louis Le Brocquy HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 96 Sale Date: 28 January 2009
    Result: £7,000
  • Lot 105 by Louis Le Brocquy HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 105 Sale Date: 06 October 2010
    Result: £3,000
  • RIVERRUN, PROCESSION WITH LILIES III, 1991 by Louis Le Brocquy HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    RIVERRUN, PROCESSION WITH LILIES III, 1991 Sale Date: 11 September 2013 Medium: Limited Edition Lithograph (38/75) Size: H 23" x W 30.5"
    Result: £2,000
  • RIVERRUN, PROCESSION WITH LILIES I, 1991 by Louis Le Brocquy HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    RIVERRUN, PROCESSION WITH LILIES I, 1991 Sale Date: 11 September 2013 Medium: Limited Edition Lithograph (38/75) Size: H 23" x W 30.5"
    Result: £1,600
  • Lot 262 by Louis Le Brocquy HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 262 Sale Date: 07 October 2009
    Result: £1,200
  • Lot 239 by Louis Le Brocquy HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 239 Sale Date: 09 December 2009
    Result: £1,000
  • PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD by Louis Le Brocquy HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD Sale Date: 07 November 2018 Medium: Set of Six Coloured Prints Size: H 10" x W 6.5"
    Result: £950
  • TAIN by Louis Le Brocquy HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    TAIN Sale Date: 11 October 2018 Medium: Set of Six Black & White Prints Size: H 8" x W 6"
    Result: £850
  • Lot 280 by Louis Le Brocquy HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 280 Sale Date: 06 October 2010
    Result: £700
  • WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS by Louis Le Brocquy HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS Sale Date: 28 June 2017 Medium: Coloured Print Size: H 29" x W 21"
    Result: £650
  • THE TAIN by Louis Le Brocquy HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    THE TAIN Sale Date: 07 November 2018 Medium: Set of Sixe Black and White Prints Size: H 8" x W 5.5"
    Result: £650