Dreaming when Dawn's Left Hand was in the Sky by Marie Theron

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Acrylic on canvas fantasy image. The title comes from the* Rubaiyat by Omar Khayyam*, Chapter ii:

Dreaming when Dawn’s Left Hand was in the Sky,
I heard a Voice within the Tavern cry,
‘Awake my Little ones,
and fill the Cup
Before Life’s Liquor
in its Cup be dry.

267 Views on 13/06/11


Featured in ANIMALS & PEOPLE

Featured in New creations of beautiful colour: The Best of the Best

Voted Top 10 in ART and STORIES MADE FOR CHILDREN in the challenge: “Wish I may, dream I might”:

Voted Top 10 in COLOURED PAINTING GROUP: New group picture


I am a qualified art lecturer, now retired and living in Cape Town. My main topic in art is the West Coast of South Africa, and I invite you to visit my blog where you will get to know me better, as well as the lovely area that I love to paint.

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  • Sherri     Nicholas
    Sherri Nic...over 4 years ago

    very lovely Art!!!! Sherri

  • Marie Theron
    Marie Theronover 4 years ago

    Thank you, Sherri! What a quick response and lovely welcome!

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonover 4 years ago

    Lovely fantasy Marie!

  • Thank you, Maree! The second image in the set showed a Lady Godiva on a horse!

    – Marie Theron

  • Ellanita
    Ellanitaover 4 years ago

    This is gorgeous Marie, makes my heart warm and soft

  • Thank you for your kind comment, Ellanita! My sister was the recipient of the original. She looks at it when she wants to calm down!

    – Marie Theron

  • MIchelle Thompson
    MIchelle Thompsonover 4 years ago

    Fabulous painting – I love the composition and imagery.

  • Thank you for the lovely comment, Michelle! Regards from Cape Town.

    – Marie Theron

  • coppertrees
    coppertreesover 4 years ago

    Thanks for sharing this Art with us Kids.
    Congratulations on win in the TOP TEN in the Challenge

  • I am delighted! Thank you, very much, Vickie. I am pleased that children still read the classics. Regards, Marie

    – Marie Theron

  • SelinaEM
    SelinaEMover 4 years ago

  • Thank you very much Angel Gold!

    – Marie Theron

  • kneff
    kneffover 4 years ago

    So creative..congrats on your feature.

  • I am happy that you think so, kneff!

    – Marie Theron

  • Deborah Lazarus
    Deborah Lazarusover 4 years ago

  • Thank you, DeboraH!

    – Marie Theron

  • rocamiadesign
    rocamiadesignover 3 years ago

    Thank you for adding your work to The Best of RedBubble!

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