Rehua – Giclee Print

$100.00

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+ Artist: Turumakina 2011
+ Original Painting: Sold
+ A3 Print (42cm x 29cm): Limited edition of 25 hand signed, titled and numbered prints by Turumakina on 308gsm Hahnemuehle Fine Art Photo Rag museum archival quality paper. Comes with a Certificate of Authenticity (COA) issued directly from our studio. Unframed print comes with a 1cm unprinted white border delivered sealed in a protective rolled tube.
+ Shipping: Delivery is FREE within Australia and $15 for international addresses via Australia Post Registered Mail (insurance included).

Artist Statement

Te Pou Whatumanawa – The Spiritual Heart

Rēhua resides in the 12th Rangi (realms/dimension) and is charged by Io-Matua with keeping the realms in order. He is the origin of Birds, the chief of the bird tribe; we are told that the birds feed off the lice in his hair. He maintains order of the realms through the help of the Apa Whatukura (Male Angelic beings) and the Apa Mareikura (female angelic beings) Spiritual Totem: Te Manu ā Rēhua, The Sacred Fire Healing Bird of Rēhua, the Hōkioi, the giant Hawk seen above his head, upon who rides Ruakapanga the eponymous ancestor famed for riding these magnificent birds during the classical period Māori habitation in Aotearoa (New Zealand). Weapon: Te Hoeroa Paraoa