Press Release: Still time to bid for Nancy Corkish paintings in Family Library auction

In the picture: Nancy Corkish, right, with librarian in charge Sandra Henderson aboard the Mobile Library

In the picture: Nancy Corkish, right, with librarian in charge Sandra Henderson aboard the Mobile Library

There is just over a week left to place a bid in a silent auction for paintings by a renowned Manx artist.

Nancy Corkish donated two watercolours, Fuchsia Cottage and Moon House, to raise funds for the Family Library.

The final day to place a bid in the silent auction is December 15.

Each original painting is signed by the artist and is 22.4cm x 14.8cm unframed, 40.2cm x 32.7cm framed.

They are both on display in the Family Library, next to the children’s playground in Westmoreland Road, Douglas.

The reserve price for each painting is £500. You can bid in person, by post, email or phone. When placing a bid, state whether it is for Fuchsia Cottage or Moon House, the price of your bid, plus your address and phone number.

Send your bid to Nancy Corkish Auction, Family Library, Westmoreland Road, Douglas, Isle of Man IM1 1RL, or email info@familylibrary.im or mobile@familylibrary.im

Call 07624 640650 to place a bid by phone. The highest bidder will be contacted on December 16.

For more details, visit www.familylibrary.im/nancy-corkish-auction

In addition to the originals, the library also has limited edition prints of each painting on sale We also have limited edition prints of each painting for sale, £50 for one or £90 for the pair. Visit www.familylibrary.im/shop for more details.

  • The Family Library operates as a charity and also runs the Mobile Library and a Schools Service. To keep up to date on the summer reading scheme and to find out more about the services available, check out the Family Library page on Facebook or visit www.familylibrary.im or call the library on 640650.

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