Black Swan by lysander
And the twin for the white swan picture with Zaida. It is at the left side of "Die Nacht der Schwäne".
More about Zaida:
The black Lady is Madame Zaida, a mage from Angola. She is the personal detective of Queen Victoria. Since the 18th century she lives in London. Queen Victorias Grandfather brougth her from Africa. None konws her real age. She was Anabelles protector and lover. After the problems Anabelle had with her machine body, the police, the case about Anabelles Sister Anais and her renegade husband, the two ladies were best friends and lovers.
Anabelle is the main charackter in "Das Gewicht einer Seele", "Ruf der Sterne" http://luca-seraphin.deviantart.com/art/Ruf-der-Sterne-Steampunk-272472739?q=gallery%3Aluca-seraphin&qo=2 http://www.amazon.de/Aethergarn-Die-Steampunk-Chroniken-ebook/dp/B00679FK2Q, "Wäme mein Herz" http://luca-seraphin.deviantart.com/gallery/#/d4ka57c and "Raben" http://www.amazon.de/Ley-Lines-weitere-mystische-Momente/dp/3981284666/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1324279395&sr=1-1.
This picture was drawn for the next exhibition (28.01.2012, Wiesbaden/ Germany) from my friend Juliane and me. Them: Art Noveau/ Ornaments.
Size: A3/ 0,42 m x 0,297 m
Price for this Picture: 200,-- €/ 265,-- $