Canvas Prints

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London, United Kingdom

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Sizing Information

Small 10.7" x 8.0"
Medium 16.0" x 12.0"
Large 21.3" x 16.0"
X large 26.7" x 20.0"


  • Each print is individually stretched and constructed for your order
  • Epson pigment inks using Giclée inkjets to ensure a long life
  • UV protection provided by a clear lacquer
  • Cotton/poly blend Canson canvas for brighter whites and even stretching


Wall Art

Home Decor



Artist's Description


Artistic depictions of butterflies have been used in many cultures
at least for the 3500 years ago.
In the ancient Meso-American city of Teotihuacan,
a brilliantly coloured butterfly was carved into
temples, buildings and jewellery.
Sometimes the butterfly was depicted
within with the maw of a jaguar.
The reincarnation of dead warriors souls.

The Ancient Greek word for “butterfly” is ψυχή
which primarily means “soul”.

A butterfly was seen in Japan
as the personification of a person’s soul,
whether they be living,
or already dead.
A Japanese superstition says that
if a butterfly enters your guestroom
and perches behind the bamboo screen,
the person whom you love most is coming to see you.

The Taoist philosopher Zhuangzi once had a dream of being a butterfly,
flying without care about humanity.
However when he woke up and realized it was just a dream,
he thought to himself “Was I before a man who dreamt about being a butterfly,
or am I now a butterfly who dreams about being a man?”

Today, butterflies are widely used in various objects of art ,
mounted in frame,
embedded in resin,
displayed in bottles even laminated in paper

Artwork Comments

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