Sotheby's video: Rowan Gillespie

The sculptor discusses his patron Brian P. Burns’ passion for Irish Art

Find out what it is like to be commissioned by one of the greatest ever collectors of Irish art. Speaking at his studio in Dublin, renowned sculptor Rowan Gillespie describes his long-standing friendship with his patron Brian P. Burns, and delves into the roots of a passion that drove the American businessman and philanthropist to build a collection that spans from the 19th century to the present day. Highlights of our upcoming sale ‘A Living Legacy: Irish Art from the Collection of Brian P. Burns’ (21 November | London), include works by Gillespie himself as well as Jack B. YeatsRoderic O’Conor and Sir John Lavery


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November 17, 2018