Sunbathing Swallowtails (watercolour on panel, 18 x 24")

"What a privilege it was to sit on a sandy beach beside a lake in northern Ontario, watching the antics of these male Tiger Swallowtail butterflies, while we ate a picnic lunch. I will never forget the experience."

This painting won the Mayor's Award at the 17th Annual PineRidge Arts Council Juried Art Exhibition (2016).

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Sunbathing Swallowtails is an original watercolour painting, mounted on an archival panel with a UV-resistant and moisture-resistant coating, which protects the painting and allows it to be displayed without glass.

The archival panel is mounted in a black wood float frame. The image is 11"h x 17"w and is painted on a larger (18 x 24") sheet of 100% rag watercolour paper, which allows for a 3.5" white border around the image. Framed size 19"h x 25"w.

This painting is valued at $750. and comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Currently this painting is on display at Cornerstone Canadian Art & Craft in Kingston.

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