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From a series inspired by Italo Calvino's "Cosmicomics," a lovely little book full of fanciful vignettes about the origins of the universe. This illustrates a time, early in earth's history, when the moon was much closer and the earth was all ocean. A time when you could just put a ladder up to the moon to harvest its moon-milk. Good times.

For the star-gazing dreamer in your life.

Please contact me if you are interested in purchasing the original. See my other listings for other work in this series.
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At one time, according to Sir George H. Darwin, the Moon was very close to the Earth. Then the tides gradually pushed her far away: the tides that the Moon herself causes in the Earth's waters, where the Earth slowly loses energy.
-Italo Calvino, "Cosmicomics"

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Digitally printed on matte paper
8.5" x 11" paper

Distance of the Moon // Fine Art Print

Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: pen, ink, gouache, watercolor, digital, print
  • Ships worldwide from California, United States
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