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Artwork Birthplace of the Moons: More about the painting

Birthplace of the Moons - click to enlarge

Many myths explain the origin, waxing and waning of the moon.

In this legend, a new moon rises each month from the Valley of the Moons where they all originate, but the sun then chases it and tears off little pieces, casting them into the universe as stars.

Detail: Birthplace of the Moons - click to enlarge

The process repeats itself, because there are many more moons in the valley - all waiting for their own brief orbit

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