Painted Lady Butterfly A4 Print

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A high quality A4 digital print of an illustration of the migratory Painted Lady butterfly.

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This A4 sized print is taken from a pair of original watercolour and ink illustrations created for my Butterflies of Britain series.

I have placed the upper wing and underwing views next to eachother and titled and initialled underneath the image in pencil. It is signed in pencil on the back.

The Painted Lady butterfly (Vanessa ardui) is a medium sized butterfly of the Nymphalid family. They are long-distant migrants, originating in North Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. The adult has a powerful gliding flight and they swarm across the Mediterranean towards Northern Europe, settling where the prevailing winds have blown them. They do not hibernate and can rarely survive the British winter. They can start drifting across from February onwards but become more regular from early June. They often bask in sunny patches with their wings open and are attracted to areas with masses of flowers to feed on. Painted Ladies can be garden visitors, but they prefer open warm places such as dunes and along the coast, heaths and downs. The females lay eggs on thistles or occasionally mallow or nettles.

This is a digital print on sturdy 189gsm matte paper printed with Epson Ultrachrome HD inks. The print is unmounted and will be packaged with an acid-free board backing in a compostable cello bag.

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