Mariposa – A Spirit Returns

This Artwork Symbolizes A Sugar Skull in Mexico being visited by a loved one in the spirit of a Monarch Butterfly on the “Day of the Dead” or El Dia De Los Muertos.

By the first of November the Monarch Butterfly’s arrive in Mexico just in time for the Corn Harvest and the “DAY OF THE DEAD”. According to tradition: The Monarch Butterfly’s are the souls of ancestors coming back to visit their loved ones.

This 4 piece artwork has texture and was started with an application of plaster on canvas, then painted with acrylic paint, gilded with gold powder and embellished with 3D paints to give it a detailed finish.

Each canvas measures 8 x 10″ and the total height is 16″ x 20″ Wide. If you wish to place a BID for this work of art, please click here – The auction has NO RESERVE and the starting bid is $49.

Mariposa - A Spirit Returns by Laura Barbosa - display

monarch butterfly art

mexico art

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