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I painted this artwork of the weird but amazing platypus. I was told as a child about this egg laying, duck billed, beaver tailed, otter footed, venomous mammal. How the people hunted it for its fur, not knowing how much of an icon it would become to us. Now an animal emblem of the state of New South Wales, on the 20 cent coin, and today a protected species.

100% of the artwork price goes directly to the artist.

This artwork is UNSTRETCHED.

This painting will be stretched by The Torch. Please allow up to three weeks for stretching. For more information please see ‘Stretching, Shipping & Returns’ below.

40 × 53 cm | Acrylic on canvas | Cat. no: 0312-22

Unstretched canvas
+ $0
Stretched, ready to hang canvas
$80 incl.
This work will be stretched
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What is artwork stretching?
Your stretched and ready to hang painting will come complete with D-rings, hanging wire, and a small artwork label affixed to the back.

Why can’t I select unstretched canvas?
Some of our paintings are painted close to the edge of the canvas, and don’t have a border wide enough for standard stretching. These artworks will be ‘strip-lined’ with a quality cotton edging. As this is a boutique process, these paintings must be stretched by The Torch and are not available to be shipped as unstretched artworks.

Some paintings may also be unavailable unstretched because they have already been stretched for use in exhibitions.

How much will the artist receive?
100% of the artwork price, set before the stretching and delivery costs are added, is paid directly to the artist.

More information about artwork stretching, shipping costs and timelines can be read here.