The Summerhouse Gallery Silent Auction

Michael Praed

& Theresa Gilder

Supporting our NHS

In Aid of Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Covid-19 Fund

We are delighted to announce a fantastic and rare opportunity for our customers to bid on a beautiful, large oil painting by Michael Praed!

Michael Praed and Theresa Gilder have generously donated two beautiful pieces of art for silent auction through The Summerhouse Gallery to fundraise for Royal Cornwall Hospital’s Covid-19 fund.

Alongside Three Bows is a new painting by Michael Praed and has a delicate, serene atmosphere that recalls memories of times gone by. Like all of Michael’s paintings, this work features the artist’s distinctive personal style that is loved by so many people all over the world. It’s a truly unique and special piece!

Please scroll down for details about each beautiful auction piece and how you can place a bid!

Alongside Three Bows has been painted using oils and measures 46 x 76cm. This piece holds a £900 reserve. This beautiful painting would be priced in excess of £3000 if being sold on the wall of the gallery.  Scroll down to find out how to place a bid!

Unborn Child is an exquisite bronze work by Theresa Gilder. Like all of her newborn sculptures, this piece is tender, emotive and powerful. Unborn Child by Theresa Gilder measures 19 x 14 x 11cm and holds a £75 reserve. This sculpture would be priced in excess of £250 if being sold from the gallery. 


To place a bid on either of these stunning works of art, please email the gallery on or direct message on Facebook or Instagram.

We will need:

Your full name, full address and contact details (telephone and email) 

In your message please state your bid along with the title of the piece. 

*We will contact you to confirm that we have received your bid*

Due to a change in our working hours, we are unable to accept bids over the phone at this time.

The silent auction ends on Thursday August 13th at midnight. We will contact the successful recipients on Friday August 14th. 

Please Note: 100% of funds raised through this silent auction will go to The Royal Cornwall's Covid-19 fund

Thank you & good luck!