I am the Moth & You are the Flame


Oil on primed watercolor paper, archival framed with suede double mat, UV glass and 3” copper finished frame.
Painting size: 4” x 6.75”/ 10.16 cm.x 17.145 cm.
Framed size: 13.75”x 16.50” / 34.925 cm.x 41.91 cm.

The drab moth is older than the beautiful butterfly evolutionary-wise.
They navigate the dark night by using their awareness and inner-knowing and gravitate towards the light.
Thinking about The Death of the Moth by Virginia Woolf, Memento Mori, symbolism within Dutch still life paintings and summer evenings.