Valuable paintings stolen from house in Donard

Paul Henry

Landscape with Cottage by Paul Henry

Three paintings by some of Ireland’s best known artists were stolen from a house in Donard last week.

Three valuable paintings by Sir John Lavery, Paul Henry and Jack B Yeats were stolen in a burglary, which happened at a house in Donard last Wednesday.

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Portrait of a Lady by Sir John Lavery

Gardaí have issued an appeal for the public’s help in relation to the stolen paintings entitled Portrait of a Lady by Sir John Lavery, Landscape with Cottage by Paul Henry and The Fern in the Area by Jack B Yeats

The paintings have a significant value, with the artists all having paintings in the Irish collection held at the National Gallery of Ireland.

The scene of the burglary was preserved and a technical examination was completed, said the gardaí, who added that their investigation is ongoing and there have been no arrests to date.

Gardai wish to appeal to anyone who can assist with the investigation or who may have come into contact with these paintings to contact Baltinglass Garda Station on 059-6482610, the Garda Confidential Telephone Line 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.

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