The Birth of the Sun


Long ago, when the earth was young, people had to search for their food by the dim light of the moon, because there was no sun. One time, when the emu and the brolga were arguing over who had the best looking chicks, the brolga – in a fit of temper, ran and took one of the emu’s eggs and threw it into the sky. The egg broke on a pile of sticks gathered by the sky people. It’s yolk burst into flame, causing such a huge fire that its light revealed for the first time the beauty of the earth, so beautiful that the sky people light a fire every morning when the morning star appears so that everyone can have the light of the sun.

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.

65 × 80 cm | Acrylic on canvas | Cat. no: 0833-21

Unstretched canvas
+ $0
Stretched, ready to hang canvas
$120 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.