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Once Upon a Time 24 x 48" original oil painting

$ 7,195.50 $ 9,195.50

Title: Once Upon A Time
Artist: Gail Chandler
Medium: 24 x 48" Oil on canvas
*This piece is also available as a giclée on canvas in multiple sizes.  View the giclée on canvas!

Style: Contemporary Realism

Step into a world of enchantment with "Once Upon a Time," an exquisite original oil painting by Contemporary Realism artist Gail Chandler. This captivating piece features an array of classic fairytale books, beautifully rendered in meticulous detail, showcasing their timeless allure long before they became beloved Disney movies.

The painting brings together a stunning collection of literary treasures:

  • Snow White by the Brothers Grimm
  • Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi
  • Bambi by Felix Salten
  • Cinderella by Charles Perrault
  • Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  • Peter and Wendy by J.M. Barrie
  • Lady and the Tramp by Ward Greene
  • Sleeping Beauty by Charles Perrault
  • The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith
  • The Sword in the Stone by T.H. White
  • Mary Poppins by P.L. Travers
  • The Jungle Book by Rudyard Kipling
  • Robin Hood by Howard Pyle
  • The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen
  • Beauty and the Beast by Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve
  • Aladdin by Antoine Galland
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame by Victor Hugo

Each spine is intricately painted, bringing to life the rich colors and textures of the book covers. Chandler's masterful brushwork and attention to detail capture the essence of these timeless stories, making this painting a perfect homage to the world of fairytales. On each spine you will notice the original year the book was published and the year the Disney film was released. 

"Once Upon a Time" is more than just a visual delight; it's a journey through the magical realms of childhood imagination and storytelling. Perfect for book lovers, art collectors, and anyone with a passion for classic tales, this piece will add a touch of whimsy and elegance to any space.

Embrace the nostalgia and wonder of fairytales with this extraordinary original painting, and let "Once Upon a Time" transport you to a world where every story begins with a dream.

Below enjoy a video where the artist discusses Once Upon a Time as well as a progression video of how the painting came together.

Progression Video:

*Gail Chandler is available for commissions.  Please contact us for more information on the commission process.

*FRAMING: Framing elevates the presentation of the artwork adding a touch of sophistication and enhancing its overall appeal allowing for additional customization to complement the artwork and suit various interior styles. As experienced framers of Gail Chandler artwork, we can help you select the perfect frame to enhance the piece and showcase it beautifully in your space. Contact us to be connected with a framing specialist!

* SHIPPING PRICES: Our online shipping prices are calculated based on the purchase price, ensuring that in most cases, the estimated shipping cost is accurate. However, if our website overestimates the shipping cost, we will issue a partial refund for the excess amount.

*We know you will love it!  However, this purchase is available for Gallery exchange within 30 days of purchase.

*The sale is final on all custom framed artwork.


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