Punk Duchess Print Giveaway

To celebrate my having moved to a new pad, I thought I would do a print giveaway! I chose “Varuca” which measures 11×14 inches and was printed by Mahan Gallery in Columbus, Ohio on matte fine art paper back in 2008. Aside from proofs, only 10 of these were made! She comes signed, numbered, and dated.

All you have to do is leave a comment and the winner will be chosen using a randomizer on Sunday the 12th at 6pm EST.

Varuca, Duchess of Scovelica (1512 – 1579)
First daughter to the 2nd Marquess of Terra. Married at the age of 14 to the Duke of Scovelica, her exotic looks and passion for horses made the rumors of her supposed Mongolian heredity popular within many social circles. Self-conscious about her height, she began wearing her hair in up in spikes as means to appear taller. This began a trend that would move in and out of fashion, for centuries.

You can read more about her, and her family, in my book.

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22 Responses to “Punk Duchess Print Giveaway”


  1. 1 Chris Boyd 08/08/2012 at 10:48 am

    Me me me me me! This is so beautiful!

  2. 2 S. Kinsella 08/08/2012 at 11:11 am

    A friend directed me here, and your work is fantastic! I plan on getting a copy of your book πŸ™‚

  3. 3 Ron Grey 08/08/2012 at 11:36 am

    You know I want this. Thanks for the chance to “win” it.

  4. 4 jen 08/08/2012 at 11:39 am

    we would be thrilled to have an arty farty print in the dubin household!

  5. 5 fromthomas77b 08/08/2012 at 11:41 am

    My hat off to, The Punk Dutchess, she rocks ! Beautiful !

  6. 6 gblaine 08/08/2012 at 12:27 pm

    She would be in good company, with the psychedelic Mary in the same house. Though I think she would get mounted in one of my music rooms, as she would be more in line with music scofflaws than my abstract canvases and Devo art.

  7. 7 Jesse Healy 08/08/2012 at 2:04 pm

    This would look great hanging across from the green woman my sister painted for me.

  8. 8 Jovana Batkovic 08/08/2012 at 2:16 pm

    So awesome!!!! AND I hope I win it! πŸ™‚

  9. 9 tadas 08/08/2012 at 3:02 pm

    I love the duches ! My favorite menu picture at our vtr!

  10. 10 Kyoko 08/08/2012 at 6:43 pm

    This needs to be hanging in my flat!

  11. 11 Angela in Ontario 08/08/2012 at 7:37 pm

    I love all of your stuff, but this one is one of my very favourites!

  12. 12 Haboobs 08/08/2012 at 9:27 pm

    I really hope I win this beautiful print for my office!

  13. 13 prunella vulgaris 08/09/2012 at 8:16 am

    I have no better reason than anyone else, but I’m leaving a comment as it is!

  14. 14 Gia 08/09/2012 at 8:41 am

    So much love for this! That randomizer had better pick me.

  15. 15 Dave Polak (@DavePolak) 08/09/2012 at 9:43 am

    I could use some new art for the house. I hope the randomizer knows this and picks me.

  16. 16 Sarah 08/09/2012 at 10:01 am

    I see these ladies at work all the time, so why not at home too πŸ™‚

  17. 17 Rob Sherwood 08/10/2012 at 10:15 am

    randomize in this direction !

  18. 19 Sharaya Brooks Miracle 08/10/2012 at 8:44 pm

    Big fan, would be an honor to win this!

  19. 20 p. treadwell 08/11/2012 at 10:28 am

    Varuca would have her own purple wall in our music studio. She’s amazing! Great work, Arabella.

  20. 21 Russell J. Moon 08/12/2012 at 11:18 am

    Awesome work, remember seeing this a few years back, just badass!

  21. 22 vendettabella 08/12/2012 at 5:29 pm

    Prunella, you are the wiener!


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