Inspired by the wonders of space; stars, moons, and galaxies combine to create an original painting that is out of this world. These paintings are full of texture, shimmer and sparkle. Each piece is full of holographic sparkle and a complimenting shimmer. Hidden within each painting is a glow in the dark constellation. Enjoy this painting 24/7, day or night!
8” original painting on synthetic paper mounted to a wooden circle cradle panel. Blue shimmer, holographic sparkle and silver stars.
Will come with hanging hardware and wire attached. Ready to hang. Edges will be painted galaxy black with some sparkle.
Shipping: World Wide Shipping available! Will be shipped to you in a protective box.
Care Instructions: Although it is sealed with a UV protective varnish, please avoid hanging this artwork in direct sunlight. This will help keep it perfectly beautiful for many years to come!
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Cetus represents the sea monster from the Greek myth of the princess Andromeda, whose boastful mother Cassiopeia angered the sea god Poseidon and the Nereids (sea nymphs) by claiming that she was more beautiful than any of them.
To appease the sea god and the nymphs, Cassiopeia and her husband, King Cepheus, had to sacrifice their young daughter to Cetus, a sea monster sent by Poseidon to punish the king and queen, or watch the monster ravage their land.
Andromeda was chained to a rock and left to the sea monster, but to her good fortune, the hero Perseus was passing by just as Cetus was about to devour her. Perseus rescued the princess and killed Cetus. He and Andromeda were later married.
Cetus was commonly depicted by the Greeks as a hybrid creature. It had forefeet, huge jaws, and a scaly body like a giant sea serpent. Even though the constellation is also known as the Whale, the mythical creature in the depictions does not in fact look like a whale.