Offers Top Picture Book Artist Gennady Spirin "Percival" for $250,000

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Storyopolis Art presents the Ultimate Gift for The HolidaysThe Art of Gennady Spirin featuring Perceval.

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Storyopolis Art has been honored to sell Mr. Spirin’s work for the past 10 years. He is by far one of the most talented artists of this generation. Storyopolis Art owner says “In all the years that I have been in this industry I have not met anyone who has not stood in awe at his masterful use of watercolors- it’s precision and beauty are unsurpassed.” This original piece of art from the children’s book Perceval by John Perkins will be available for sale along with many of Gennady Spirin’s other magnificent Christmas paintings. (Prices upon request)

“Russian-born painter Gennady Spirin uses an ancient technique, similar to that in creating icons, to prepare canvas over a piece of wood with ten layers of gesso before painting it with egg tempura. The remarkable result enhances and heightens the drama of this timeless tale about "the wisest fool who ever lived." –

Gorgeous classical-style artwork accompanies this rich adaptation by John Perkins of Chretien de Troyes' Perceval. “Throughout, Spirin's intricate full-color paintings, done in the gesso technique used by medieval and Renaissance painters, display a range of passions and action. A handsome volume, this may entice young readers to breach the much-storied lore of Arthur's court.” Ian Chipman

Storyopolis Art is an art collector’s paradise for original illustrations and prints from children’s picture books. Its contemporary art collection is also very popular and respected among new and experienced collectors. Owner Matt Abramowitz has over 15 years experience in the art and children’s book industry. He proudly continues to take customers beyond the pages of children’s picture books by showcasing some of the world’s most distinctive authors and illustrators. This combined collection can be viewed and purchased at: For inquiries, please call 214-796-6556.

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