This massive (34x48”) lionfish woodcut was made in Venice, Italy. The title is, “Insatiable Winged Lions---Kings of Coral” The Latin name for lionfish is Pterois volitans which means “winged fin” so it totally fits the Venetian reference (the symbol of Venezia is the Winged Lion.) I had no idea when I went to Venice to make a lionfish woodcut that it would actually make sense.
These fish are reeking havoc on reefs and small fish populations from the Caribbean to as far north as Massachusetts. A few amazing statistics about the fishes appetites, their stomachs can stretch 30x in size and one large lionfish was recorded eating 20 small fishes in a 30 minute period. Our best hope for population control now seems to be serving lionfish on dinner plates. The only thing with a more insatiable appetite is a human.
edition of 7
1 left of the edition
34" x 48"
title: Insatiable Winged Lions---Kings of Coral
JPOP Studios accepts all major credit cards. Payments are processed through PayPal in U.S. dollars. A PayPal account is not necessary to process your payment. Simply use a major credit card at checkout.
Need help with the new checkout? http://help.etsy.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/339/
Please make payment at the time of purchase. Payment must be made within 3 business days to avoid cancellation of order.
8% sales tax will be added to all New York State orders.
Most items shipped 2-5 business days. If an expedited order is needed, please contact me. Larger items willed be shipped via UPS, smaller items will be shipped priority mail or fedex.
I travel a lot for art festivals and gallery shows. If I can't get your order out within this timeline I will let you know.
All sales are final. I am a one woman shop.
If your order is taking an unusually long time to arrive or arrives damaged, please be in touch!
Questions about your order?
Please contact me if you have any problems. I DO want you to be very happy about your new art!
Jenny Pope retains all copyrights on images.
Copyrights are not transferable with sale.
I appreciate the opportunity to share my work with you!