Michaël Cailloux’s interpretation of this animal king from the “Art Nouveau” era certainly brings to mind René Lalique. The same subtle sculpture, the same love for nature and with the same fascination for metamorphosis. The craft on the veins of the wings is perfection, absolute lace-like meticulous work. Then when the eyes gaze off into the rigorousness of the piece, there seem to be something of a “Paris of yesterday” floating in the air. Maybe it’s Sarah Bernard’s ghost.

Aquatint etching
Size 28 x 39cm
Numbered and limited to 6 copies
Natural white Hahnemühle paper

1 in stock


mouche-blanc 30 About the artist

Michaël Cailloux has been passionate about drawing since childhood. Sketching and doodling are second nature to this exceptional artist who graduated from the renown École Duperré School of Design in Paris in 1998. His dissertation was dedicated entirely to the 18th century fly… Further information


Etchings by Michael Cailloux are executed according to conventional art techniques: the copper plate is sculpted with a fret saw then worked with an etching needle; ferric chloride is used for the bite while an aquatint process produces the tonal effects… All works exhibit an embossed interplay and sober colors. Impressions in series limited to a maximum of 4 copies… Further information

mouche--intero 30 Questions ?

You can contact us from Monday to Friday, 10am to 7am : +33 (0) 9 82 32 24 87 
or email us at the following address : contact@michaelcailloux.com

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