I'm amazed about the hearty response you gave about the thing about the "mirrored or not" subject yesterday. I read every comment with awe!!
I'm among experts.
You're the best.
Focal points, eye traveling, leftright reading, big butt factor, right half of the brain, tension lines, you named it all.... But in the end, if both versions got votes, it's a matter of flipping the coin. Tastes, intentions. How's my mood today?
I'll keep the image version as it was originally painted. With the "left-right crescendo". Hope you dig (: