Limited edition gallery wrapped giclee on canvas. Includes original sketch on back and certificate of authenticity.12"h x 24" w - $69524"h x 48" w - $1,55024"h x 48"w Artists Proof - hand embellished - $ 2,550
What a fun piece! Obviously, if one is going to paint books spines, he must do a children’s books piece: “Once Upon A Time” is the result. Beginning with an extensive list, John-Mark was able to whittle it down to an iconic, classic, beloved mix. Growing up, Alice in Wonderland, The Little Engine That Could, Peter Pan, The Three Little Pigs & Winnie the Pooh were John-Mark’s favorites. John-Mark’s appreciation for Dr. Seuss came about after he had grown & the inclusion of Harry Potter was due to the frequent suggestions he would receive regarding the inclusion of something from the series. Little Golden Books hold a special place for John-Mark from his childhood & his wife Susan lobbied him strongly that Pokey Little Puppy be featured on the spine of the book. Lastly, Curious George was included due to his popularity & also for aesthetic reasons: John-Mark felt the painting needed the red of the book to help balance the composition.
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