Surrealist Art In Its Larval Stage - Valentine
All art movements begin somewhere, going through a larval stage before being fully realised. I wondered if Roland Penrose's "Portrait of Valentine" went through previous versions before he placed butterflies on his muse's face.
Acrylic on canvas
55.5cm x 45.5cm
Based on the surrealist painting "Portrait of Valentine" by Roland Penrose, this "what if?" examines the imaginary stage Penrose may have gone through before deciding to put butterflies on his muse's face.