Limited Edition Prints of Mary GrandPre Hogwarts Castle Original Released


Jul 30, 2010

Posted by EdwardTLC

A series limited edition prints of the Hogwarts Castle by US Harry Potter illustrator Mary GrandPre have been released by a Washington DC art gallery which represents the official art from the Harry Potter series. ArtInsights will be releasing the print in a small print run of seventy, ten of which are artist’s proofs and another ten of printer’s proofs. The image, which can be seen right here in our Image Galleries, shows the Hogwarts Castle, with its maze of staircases and turrets, and expansive grounds.
A press release notes:

ArtInsights, a gallery that represents the official art of Harry Potter, announces the release of a worldwide exclusive piece of art featuring Hogwarts Castle, in an edition of only 70, with 10 artist’s proofs and 10 printers proofs in honor of the opening of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The Washington DC area gallery has been representing Harry Potter art released through Warner Brothers since 2000, and this is the first official image to be released with such a small edition size. One of the images from the Edition was on hand for the Harry Potter fandom panel at San Diego Comic con, and was received with aupplause and appreciation for Mary GrandPre, an artist with whom Harry Potter fans are well acquainted.

The gallery is also displaying and offering for sale original art used in the making of the style guide for the first film “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” in 2001 by movie production artist Tommy Lee Edwards, creator of the recent smash hit graphic novel “Turf”, with co-writer Jonathan Ross.. Since art created for the Harry Potter books and films are mostly kept by Warner Brothers studios, these images represent a rare opportunity to see original production art up close.

Harry Potter art by Tommy Lee Edwards can also be found in our Image Galleries right here. More information about this piece, along with purchasing information, can be found via this link.

38 Responses to Limited Edition Prints of Mary GrandPre Hogwarts Castle Original Released

Avatar ImageParkinsonpansy says: oh i want one i wonder how much they will costAvatar ImageHermione Elizabeth says: WOW! That is an awesome painting! Wish I had the money to get one.Avatar ImageNoble Birth Descending says: $400Avatar ImageNumeroUnoFan says: i really wanted to do something like this but mine will really suck and now that i see hers i am not even down to try itAvatar ImageNumeroUnoFan says: screw it mine will be betterAvatar Imageazaadpotter says: NiceAvatar Imagehrrypttrfn328 says: I want the mirror of erised scene, it is beautiful and much cheaperAvatar Imagepotterprab says: awsomeAvatar ImageBritt says: Wait, $400? For this? Hardly a masterpiece.Avatar Imagenutela17 says: it looks very cool but it is really expensive for a student like meAvatar Imagedoughboy6390 says: It is expensive but with an edition size of $400 it will be worth so much more than that some day. It is cool. I am thinking about getting one. Thoughts?Avatar Imagedoughboy6390 says: I take that back....I don't like it that much....I mean its cool and all but it looks like it was done with crayon. Avatar Imagedoughboy6390 says: OMG look at this one!!! Its so cool! Grimmauld Place-Canvas Imagex_Potter_Lover_Forever_x says: Ohhh, very cool! =D Avatar ImageFleur-de- Lily says: awsomeAvatar Imagechanngalambeatrice says: Awesome!Avatar ImageLoveTomRiddle says: OMG, me and DH Obsessed actually saw that at Infintius. It was on display in the Vendor Room as well as about 10 other original Mary GrandPre drawings at Infinitus 2010! It was so cool! There's also on in the seventh, which funnily enough, wasn't included in the book, it was a coloured picture like the one above of Harry in Privet Drive, or something like that. Sorry, I can't remember, but there were about 10 Mary GrandPre drawings and the Hogwarts Castle shown above was definitely one of them.Avatar ImagePattyFranco says: It looks great. Wish I could afford itAvatar ImageGiant Squid says: It looks beautiful!Avatar ImageRavenclaw98 says: very coolAvatar ImageRavenclaw98 says: very coolAvatar ImageFlora Lovegood says: well, i wont be able get one of those but I am perfectly happy with the large GrandPre calendar I got at a thrift last week for $2 :) I love her art!Avatar ImageWeenyOwl says: Now wait a minute - isn't the Great Hall supposed to be on the right as you walk in the main entrance? Looks like GrandPre has it on the left, with the sky-ceiling.Avatar Imagejhangelgurl says: These are really cool but to epensive for me. Avatar Imagel@artinsights says: hey! This is Leslie at ArtInsights-thanks for all the positive feedback on the new piece!!! I was so excited to be able to offer it. I'm buying one, and it's the first time i'll have taken one of Mary's limited editions home...just want to say I LOVE HP fans!!Avatar ImageRavenclawZombie says: Oh that's pretty amazing! I want one. I wish there was a close-up version though. Like the Marauders Map!Avatar ImageThe Hufflepuff Giraffe says: Mary Grand Pre's castle is so beautiful! I just want to hop right into the painting. Avatar Imagefriendofblob says: Sooo pretty!Avatar ImageFuran says: Lovely!Avatar ImageAmberMV says: wow. that's so coolAvatar ImageMr. Brightside says: Although i'm not a huge fan of Mary GrandPre, some of those drawings are very good. Especially the Grimmauld Place! It is exactly how i imagine it while reading the books. Wouldn't mind getting one if my finances were better.Avatar ImageKristi Noelle says: ...Four hundred dollars? Really? I'm happy enough to have the chapter art in the books, thanks. Beautiful work, though. Glad she has the conscience to charge fans that much.Avatar ImageKristi Noelle says: ...Four hundred dollars? Really? I'm happy enough to have the chapter art in the books, thanks. Beautiful work, though. Glad she has the conscience to charge fans that much.Avatar ImageSmitch says: That's awesome - I love her artwork. Avatar Imagehewy says: Love her art work! Wish I had the money to invest in these even at $200 a pop for the ones on paper. I will content myself with the calendar she did with very large prints. Avatar ImageWON_TWO says: Very nice...Avatar ImageMissHermione says: Mary GrandPre is AMAZING!!!!Avatar Imagekyrstalkris says: Wow, they look good! But, not realistic in my opinion. More like comical, but in a good way. =]

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