La Primavera, in the Garden of Hesperides
36" x 48" x 2" per panel
Artist Lyla Clayre reimagined Botticelli's masterpiece with real New Orleans women, prominent in their own spheres and styled with vintage garments from local boutique Century Girl. The moment was captured and used as reference for this large scale watercolor diptych.
“Conceived as a part of Femaissance: Primavera in collaboration with Femaissance co-creator and curator Madeline Rose and photographer Kelsey Campion, and inspired by Botticelli’s Primavera and the muse-worthy women of New Orleans, this original watercolor diptych by Lyla Clayre is an homage to the flourishing of female creativity and community.”
The original painting has been exhibited multiple times and is currently hanging in Century Girl's shop on Magazine Street