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Pipistrello della Morte

ANTLER GALLERY, UNNATURAL HISTORIES FIVE

 

Piece for the show Unnatural Histories Five at Antler Gallery in Portland. Each artist created a piece depicting a different mythical creature of their imagination.

This piece is called Pipistrello della Morte, after an Italian legend. According to the myth, these ancient bat-like creatures inhabit the mountain forests of central Italy and terrorize the local monasteries. It's 16x20, done in colored pencil, acrylic and iridescent watercolor on wood panel.