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The Gables at Chadds Ford

Watercolor Painting Coming Soon Early Fall of 2019

In the summer of 2019, I began searching for historic inns and restaurants to include in my recent series. The Gables at Chaddsford was a perfect subject. This quaint establishment, with its charming wraparound porch, derives its name from a large number of Victorian-era gables featured between the roof slopes. There are twenty-three of them to be exact.

"Future Santoleri Painting" with Creative Assistant Susan A. Beck
“Future Santoleri Painting” with Creative Assistant Susan A. Beck

Originally part of a 138-acre land grant from William Penn, the Gables at Chaddsford was one of the first homes in the Township. In fact, two of the four original chimneys are still visible. The pre-revolutionary property operated as a working farm for over a hundred years. Furthermore, it is believed to have been one of the stops on the Underground Railroad. Finally, in March of 2002, the house was placed on the National Historic Register.

In painting this wonderful piece of local history, I hope to capture the grandeur of a bygone era. This restaurant, like so many historic inns, holds a special place in the hearts of those who know it. It is comforting to know that something so beautiful has survived throughout the ages and weathered the changes of time.

Painting in Progress

Artwork Status Price Purchase
Original Watercolor Painting "The Gables at Chads Ford" Original (one of a kind) SOLD Commissioned by The Gables at Chads Ford Restaurant. It shall hang in the restaurant.
Limited Edition Signed & Numbered Print, Regular Edition. 500 Prints Available $100
Limited Edition Signed & Numbered Artist Proof Edition 50 Prints Available $200
Limited Edition Signed & Numbered Remarque Print 50 Remarqued Prints Available $500
One Pack of Note Cards 10 (5" x 7") Note Cards & 10 Envelopes Available $20

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1515 West Chester Pike Unit A-6, West Chester, PA 19382
In Historic Chester County, Pennsylvania