Sean McSweeney HRHA Biography and Works - Ross's Auctioneers & Valuers

Sean McSweeney HRHA

Sean McSweeney HRHA

Born in Dublin in 1935, leading Irish painter Sean McSweeney was self-taught and had a fondness for painting the Sligo coastline. His interest in art began with his father who was an artist and was fostered by visiting the Hugh Lane Gallery, located close to his family home.
A member of Aosdana, he started exhibiting regularly in the 1960s in the Irish Exhibition of Living Art and the Oireachtas. He has also showed work with the Taylor Galleries in Dublin, the Dawson Gallery in Dublin and a retrospective was held in his honour by the Galway Arts Festival.
McSweeny was the recipient of several prestigious awards including the Oireachtas Award (1968), the George Campbell Travelling Award (1980), the Carroll Award and a Medal for the Claremorris Open Exhibition (1987-8).

Sean McSweeney HRHA - Auction results

There have been 7 artwork(s) sold in previous auctions
  • APRIL BOGLAND by Sean McSweeney HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    APRIL BOGLAND Sale Date: 13 May 2015 Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: H 18" x W 24"
    Result: £2,600
  • Lot 122 by Sean McSweeney HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 122 Sale Date: 02 October 2007
    Result: £1,800
  • Lot 108 by Sean McSweeney HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 108 Sale Date: 03 October 2012
    Result: £1,200
  • Lot 98 by Sean McSweeney HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 98 Sale Date: 28 January 2009
    Result: £900
  • Lot 56 by Sean McSweeney HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 56 Sale Date: 05 June 2013
    Result: £600
  • SHORELINE by Sean McSweeney HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    SHORELINE Sale Date: 28 January 2016 Medium: Oil on Canvas Size: H 4" x W 12"
    Result: £375
  • Lot 120A by Sean McSweeney HRHA at Ross's Auctions
    Lot 120A Sale Date: 07 December 2011
    Result: £320