Terribly Beautiful 1.0

The much awaited Terribly Beautiful by Fiona Parkinson comprises a butterfly and spider with the wings cut into a web. Positioning beauty and fear together, it challenges the viewer to reconsider their natural reactions. The piece features the stunning Giant Blue Morpho (Didius) with the spider crawling across the web and is beautifully composed and framed.

Terribly Beautiful 1.0 is the first in a series of pieces being released in 2021. 

Each edition is made by Fiona and is unique due to the beautiful natural variation in the butterflies being used. Spider specimen may vary due to availability.

All specimens are exquisitely preserved, treated and crafted by Fiona to deliver a stunning artwork guaranteed to add beauty and intrigue to any collection.

How to order

Editions of this piece are sometimes in stock or are available to be made for you on commission!

Please fill in the form below with your details, email us on hello@fionaparkinson.com or message us on your chosen social media platform, to enquire about pricing and availability.

Additional information


34cm x 34cm


1 of 50 Original Editions


Custom available, Handmade wooden, anti-glare glass

Frame colour

Black or White


Morpho Menelaus Zischkai, Spider – Specimen may vary