A 6x6 watercolor painting of the constellation "Ursa Major" in silhouette. Each piece has a gloss lacquer with holographic bioglitter for stars that truly shine.
Ursa Major is one of the most recognizable, and largest, constellations in the night sky. The constellation is also known by the name "The Big Dipper". Ursa Major was first catalogued by Ptolemy in the second century. The constellation is significant in many cultures, and has a history dating back to ancient times. The constellation is referenced in the Bible and by the storyteller Homer. The constellation was even used as a guide for the Underground Railroad to help slaves find their way north to freedom.
Paintings in our constellation series are painted to order. Some minor color variation may occur. Please allow a few extra days for shipping.