Giotto the Entomologist (2022)
Jolyon Fenwick (1971-)
Composition with 60 Chysina Resplendens (the Golden Scarab Beetle). Signed on the verso.
Framed in lacquered walnut with museum glass. Covered with velvet back and sides.
In homage to the ceiling of the Scrovegni Chapel (1305) in Padua by Giotto di Bondone
The Chrysina Resplendens (the golden scarab beetle), one of the world’s most sought-after beetles, is the only creature on the planet to exactly mimic the appearance of gold itself.
All the specimens used are ethically and sustainably sourced.