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Though She Be But Little, She is Fierce

Original price $1,100.00 - Original price $1,300.00
Original price
$1,100.00
$1,100.00 - $1,300.00
Current price $1,100.00

Size: 24 x 24 x 1.5 inches, acrylic on canvas

The last photo on the listing is the color palette of the main colors in this painting in hopes of eliminating color discrepancies on screen. 

Series: This work is from the series “The Future is Feminine” series, which is a series about women’s empowerment. 

Inspiration

The saying “Though She Be But Little, She is Fierce” is from Shakespeare’s play, Midsummer Night’s Dream. My Sophomore year in college I took a Shakespeare class where we read all of his works and analyzed them. It would jumpstart my love for analyzing media, and lead me down the path of eventually getting my master's in Film Theory.

The saying itself refers to the character Hermia in the play, who is a young rebellious woman who refuses to marry the man her father wants her to. In Shakespeare’s plays he often has the recurring trope of the woman who doesn’t obey and then is punished for being a rebel. However, in the end of this play, Hermia eventually gets a happy ending, but not before one of her friends calls her “little, but fierce.” 

In contemporary terms, I think of the saying as “she may be small, but don’t underestimate her.” I think of women like Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Rosa Parks, Dolly Parton, women who truly made a difference in this world. This quote also makes me think of my own mother who is very well known in her field for her research and understanding for her patients.

Don't underestimate us women, because we are changing the world. 

 Exhibitions:

Organized Chaos - Solo Exhibition - Women United Art Movement (2023)

Shipping: The cost of shipping is included in the price unless you're international.

Each painting is carefully packed to ensure its safe arrival and insured for the valued amount. All paintings come ready to hang on your wall unless otherwise noted, signed on the front, dated on the back, and come with a certificate of authenticity for your records.  

 

Frame: Unframed