The Renaissance Fly

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The Renaissance Fly
29 in
22.5 in
(74 cm x 57 cm)
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As a member of the Adirondack Regional Textile Artists' Alliance, we would select a word or idea to spur creativity. One selection was Bugs. I had recently been an art courier for my museum's drawing of the Mona Lisa (attributed to Leonardo da Vinci) in which she is holding a feather. What if she was bothered by a fly during her portrait sitting? A flyswatter replaced her feather and is reflected with her in the fly's faceted eyes while he is on a surface scattered with da Vinci's drawings.