Involution: a function, transformation or operator that is equal to its inverse,
i.e., that which gives the identity when applied to itself.
What I see is a symbol of immense power, that is out of its element and balance, facing a transformative energy going directly for its heart.
That small flying object is a chrysalis through which an almost formed butterfly wing is visible. See detail image below.
More on Involution on my Art Song Garden blogspot.
Acid etched copper with extraordinary patinations enhanced by metallic waxes and inks; framed with glass tiles mounted on pressboard. The winged horse has been treated with a sealant to maintain patina without further oxidation out of doors.