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Butterfly Art Print featuring the photograph American Lady by Robert Bales

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American Lady Art Print


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American Lady art print by Robert Bales.   Our prints are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All art prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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Fabulous clarity, light and colors on "American Lady" Photograph

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Beth for the great comments!!!

Wonderful image! L/F

Stunning color and light. The outline of the butterfly seems to glow--a beautiful lady!! t/l/fv

wow, this is a real beauty Robert v/f

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Michelle for the very nice comments and I am glad you enjoyed the capture!!

great photo, amazing lady:)

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks so much for the great comments Justyna!!

Great capture on this beautiful butterfly!

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Debra!!

Beautiful!! L&F

the light captured here is excellent. great job. F/L

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Edward for the comment on the light and the FL!!

Love This Shot And The Fiery Colors Of The Butterfly. FV

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Rolando the comment on the colors and the FV!!

F/L WOW!!! Amazing outstanding details in this beautiful lady. You can even see those powdery particles on the wings. The light was perfect for getting this nice bright capture of the butterfly. It pops of the page with the darker backgound surronding it. Excellant depth of field!

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks so much for the very detail review and I am very happy that you enjoyed it. Thanks for the WOW and the FL!!

Spectacular capture; love this; vf

Robert Bales replied:

Sorry I missed this one Bobbee, but thanks so much for the v/f!!

Breathtaking Robert! f/v

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks for the f/v and the wonderful comment Jacqueline!!

Beautiful! v/f

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Caitlyn for the comment and the f/v!

Fabulous light, colour and detail. This is so like the British Comma. v/f

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Elizabeth for the wonderful comment and the f/v. I have not seen the one you mention.

Stunning clarity and sharpness here! WOW.. love this! V/F B-) Linda

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Linda and I am glad you really enjoyed the butterfly!

Great capture the colors just pop with the darker back ground. And perfect light and detail on the butterfly. V/F.

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks you very much David for the great review and the f/v!

Great capture and framing of this butterfly, Robert! F/V

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks Inge for looking and the very nice comment about framing the butterfly along with the f/v!

However did you manager to capture this amazing butterfly? It is gorgeous! vf

Robert Bales replied:

There were many to chose from. It was during the migration and it was on a citrus blooms.

just stunning

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks! It was in good light.

Beautiful, Robert!

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks for looking and the nice comment!

Absolutely beautiful! v/f

Robert Bales replied:

Thanks! It does have great color.


Robert Bales replied:

Thanks! The light was very good.

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Fine Art America is one of the largest, most-respected giclee printing companies in the world with over 40 years of experience producing museum-quality prints.   All of our prints are produced on state-of-the-art, professional-grade Epson printers.

We use acid-free papers and canvases with archival inks to guarantee that your prints last a lifetime without fading or loss of color.   Paper prints include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting.   Canvas prints include a 2.5" white border to allow for future stretching on stretcher bars.

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Artist's Description

The American Painted Lady or American Lady (Vanessa virginiensis) is a butterfly found throughout North America. Vanessa virginiensis lives in flowery habitats, usually in mountains. The larvae feed on various Asteraceae, especially the cudweeds of genus Gnaphalium. All stages of the life cycle can be found throughout temperate North America as well as Madeira and the Canary Islands. Occasionally individuals can be found as far as south-west Europe.

About Robert Bales

Robert Bales

I am a retired teacher, coach and athletic director. While my wife, Judy, and I were teaching she had a photo studio, and I had a dark room where I did black and white and color. Some was for the studio while most of it was just a hobby. When we retired in 2000, we sold our house in Eastern Washington and moved onto our boat, Last Class, and our motorhome. We sold Last Class a few years ago and bought a small house in Yuma, Arizona and bought another one in Emmett Idaho. Now we spend the summers in Emmett and the winters in Yuma. Over our 50 years of marriage, we have always had an interest in photography and still do. You may order any unframed photo from this website. Just email me at the name of the photo and...

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