Winter Landscape - Louis Douzette 1869 (Note: Louis Douzette, 1834-1924, was German and a member of the Association of Berlin Artists. Many of his paintings are night scenes. His use of light lends interest to this oil on canvas laid on canvas. Full title of work is Winter Full Moon Landscape with House on a Small Lake. — A Thousand Winds.)
Because of the metamorphosis process, butterflies symbolize the struggle of change and transformation, and the beauty that results from such a struggle. In every way, the simple existence of a butterfly is a sign of success - the creature has had to survive a number of ordeals to remain alive.