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Buyer's Guide

beware

This page has been added to the website to alert potential collectors of the risks encountered when attempting to buy what is advertised/perceived to be original work by Norman Cornish, via the internet and auction houses.

For any advice regarding verification of authenticity and provenance please use our enquiries page.

Buyers Beware

It has come to our attention that a piece of work allegedly by Norman Cornish is currently advertised for sale on Ebay.

Unnamed Piece

A painting of two men walking up a snowy path

Sold at £1500.

This piece has been confirmed as NOT genuine.

Ebay item April 2013

A painting of a man from the side

This piece was on Ebay during April 2013 and its authenticity cannot be verified for a number of reasons.

A Good Drying Day near St.Cuthbert's Church

A painting of houses with St. Cuthbert's Church in background on a dry day

Sold at £4,950.

This piece has been confirmed as NOT genuine.

Back Streets of Spennymoor

A painting of Spennymoor's back streets

Starting bid £1,750.

This piece has been verified as NOT an original Norman Cornish, although it claims to be in it's online description "This is a fantastic drawing from the famous artist Norman Cornish".

Hanging out the washing - drawing

A painting of a woman hanging out some washing

Starting bid £99.

This piece has been confirmed as NOT genuine.

Domino Player At Bar by Norman Cornish

A painting of a domino player at a bar

Starting bid £99.

This piece has been confirmed as NOT genuine.