Insects present a variety of interpretations and meaning in art including death, rebirth and also as a word of warning, especially in Abraham Mignon's 17th century Dutch still-life painting of rotten fruits with crawling insects, symbolic of decay. Within Botanical art, insect drawings are considered a study of metamorphosis. The most prominent insects depicted include ants, moths and butterflies for their surrealistic tendencies.
Gives the frame its character and provides the perfect setting for an artwork to be fully enjoyed.
Protects the artwork from dust and wilting so that it can be admired for many years.
Adds depth to an image and works with the moulding to enhance and protect the artwork.
Bonds to the artwork ensuring it is perfectly smooth and holds the whole frame together.
The artwork is carefully mounted in preparation for framing.