A 6x6 watercolor painting of the constellation "Cancer" in silhouette. Each piece has a gloss lacquer with holographic bioglitter for stars that truly shine.
Cancer is the faintest of the 12 zodiac constellations, and was first catalogued by Ptolemy in the 2nd century, It neighbors Canis Minor, but belongs to the Zodiac family of constellations. According to myth, Cancer became a constellation after trying to distract Hercules during his battle with the Hydra. Hercules became annoyed with the crab, and kicked him into the stars.
Paintings in our constellation series are painted to order. Some minor color variation may occur. Please allow a few extra days for shipping.