Painted in soft purple tones with gentle yellow highlights, this watercolor print captures the amazing flow of color within the wing pattern of the Imperialis Emperor Butterfly. This magnificent creature is a member of the family Papilionidae and genus Teinopalpus. Commonly known as the Emperor of India, these rare butterflies are found in high elevations of Nepal and India and into Northern Vietnam. Pictured is the female species whose green iridescent scales are less visible than their brighter green counterparts.
The Butterfly Collective is inspired by Maya Angelou's thought-provoking words "We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty," seeks to draw our attention to the strength and beauty that live in diversity.
All giclée prints are created on archival cotton rag, a flat fine art quality paper, printed with a professional printer, and hand-cut in studio.
PRINTED TO ORDER. All giclée prints are created by a local print shop at the time of your order. Please allow 2 weeks processing time.
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