Lifecycle of the Privet Hawk-Moth.Sphinx ligustri. IMG_7607

The Privet Hawk-Moth Sphinx ligustri, is the UK’s largest resident moth. It has a wingspan of 12 cm, when extended. Whoever says that moths are dull and scary insects, hasn’t ever seen the hawk-moths. They are big and bold and colourful and beautiful. This intricate and detailed w/c painting celebrates its fascinating lifecycle. Original w/c Painting, framed in light oak, 72 cm x 52 cm, £350.00, plus P&P. Mounted, limited edition print, £45.00, plus P&P. Unmounted £25.00, plus P&P. To buy,please see instructions at the top of the page.


The Privet Hawk-Moth is the UK’s largest resident moth. It has a wingspan of 12 cm, when extended. Whoever says that moths are dull and scary insects, hasn’t ever seen the hawk-moths. They are big and bold and colourful and beautiful. This intricate and detailed w/c painting celebrates its fascinating lifecycle. Original w/c Painting, framed in light oak, 72 cm x 52 cm, £260.00, plus P&P. Mounted, limited edition print, £35.00, plus P&P. Unmounted £25.00, plus P&P. To buy, use the Paypal option on the Homepage, email on cathhodsman@talktalk.net or ring on 01453 884359.