the last petal is almost complete and a kooky dragonfly
by the same artist, Maria Sibylla Merian c1680's enters the frame....
Maria's insects are strange creatures, especially
her dragonflys which she painted in and around her
still life flower paintings in the 1600's
It is their eccentricity which attracts me....
This one is coming to life below the tulip, but will most
likely be placed on top of the far right petal once complete