Belladonna - Ink Drawing

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Belladonna - Ink Drawing

200.00

The inspiration for this piece was a strange beauty practice of women in the Italian Renaissance. Drops of the plant belladonna were used on the eyes to dilate the pupils, which was considered seductive and alluring. 

Belladonna, of course, is deadly nightshade.

Created for Month of Fear 2018, “Beauty” prompt.

Medium: Ink on Cotton Rag Watercolor Paper

Size: 9” x 6”, unmatted and unframed

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