Artist's description:

Well, yes, it did take a long time to take this photo! I was crouching over a lavender bush for about an hour, taking dozens of photos, never knowing which one might be that perfect shot because butterflies are very delicate and fleeting creatures! In the end, my patience did pay off. This gorgeous butterfly endemic to the Mediterranean is quite common in my country of birth, Croatia, where multiple specimens gather around flowering lavender bushes in early summer. This image was taken on my favourite island of Iz in mid-Dalmatia. The sharp black lines of the butterfly stand in beautiful contrast to the soft purple background of the lavender.

Most of my images are available in a range of sizes and on different kinds of photographic and fine art paper, including Inkjet Pro Fine Art Paper320gsm, Inkjet Hahnemuele Bright White Rag Paper 310gsm, Inkjet Canson Rag Photographique Paper 310gsm, and Inkjet Hahnemuele Museum Etching Paper 350gsm. Please ask me if you wish to place a special order and I will do my best to fulfil your wishes. Please note that prints on fine art paper will be shipped flat to avoid damage to the extra sensitive print, which may slightly increase the shipping cost. I will provide you with a special shipping quote prior to your placing the order if applicable.

Materials used:

Fuji Lustre Professional Archival Paper

Swallowtail No. 5 (2012)


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This artwork is sold by Leonarda Kovacic from Australia

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