Fallen Camelias and Butterfly


A museum-quality fine art giclée print of this beautiful work by Japanese artist Watanabe Seitei.

This stunning Duille fine art print features “Fallen Camelias and Butterfly” – taken from Watanabe Seitei’s Picture Album of Birds and Flowers Vol 1. c.1900.

About the work
This delicate work depicts a brief moment of beauty; a pause for reflection on the fleeting nature of life. The composition is masterful with much of the frame left empty to create an intense focus on the gorgeous Camelia flowers and perching butterfly.

About the artist.
Watanabe Shōtei ( also known as Watanabe Seitei ) was a Nihonga painter and one of the first to visit Europe. He attended the 1878 International Exhibition in Paris and was awarded a medal. He travelled in the United States – unusual for a Japanese artist at this time. Shōtei’s style blended Western realism with traditional Japanese techniques and subjects. His work remains influential to the present day and is represented in European and American museum collections.

Produced by Duille, Northampton, England.
Adapted from a Meiji period work by Watanabe Seitei.

Made to last
This is a museum-quality archival print made using materials which will last for many years. It is printed in archival quality pigment inks on Somerset Velvet 255gsm acid free paper reproducing the original work. As with any work of art we recommend displaying your print away from direct sunlight to prevent fading.

Available unframed in a choice of two sizes
Which print size to choose?

This diagram shows the approximate scale when compared with a person.

A3 sheet print details
Overall size: 297 x 420mm
Size of printed image: 275 x 384mm
Top and bottom white margins to allow for framing: 18mm
Left and right white margins to allow for framing: 10mm
A4 sheet print details
Overall size: 210 x 297mm
Size of printed image: 200 x 278mm
Top and bottom white margins to allow for framing: 9mm
Left and right white margins to allow for framing: 5mm

Both sizes fit standard ready to use frames which are widely available.

Packed for protection with fast dispatch
Your unframed print will be sent wrapped in acid-free tissue and protectively packed.

All materials are recyclable and come from environmentally responsible sources.


Print size

A3 print, A4 print

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