The painting from 'Wildlife' and 'Turn to Gold' sets and a part of the 'Curriculum Vitae' project.
Dragonflies are predators, both in their aquatic larval stage, when they are known as nymphs or naiads, and as adults. Several years of their lives are spent as nymphs living in fresh water; the adults may be on the wing for just a few days or weeks. They are fast, agile fliers, sometimes migrating across oceans, and are often found near water. They
have a uniquely complex mode of reproduction involving indirect insemination, delayed fertilization, and sperm competition. During mating, the male grasps the female at the back of the head or on the prothorax, and the female curls her abdomen under her body to pick up sperm from the male's secondary genitalia at the front of his abdomen, forming the "heart" or "wheel" posture.
Silver Dragonfly (Author's copy) (50x150cm / 19.7x59")
Original work delivered with a certificate of authenticity.
SHIPPING: Free of charge
TECHNIQUE: Acrylic on Canvas, Silver and gold leaves.
OTHER DETAILS: Ships in a hard tube. With maximum protection.