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Pisces Constellation Linocut in Black and White - Constellations of the Zodiac Lino Block Print Collection - Pisces the Fish

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Pisces Constellation Linocut in Black and White - Constellations of the Zodiac Lino Block Print Collection - Pisces the Fish

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Height: 8.5 Inches
  • Width: 9.25 Inches
  • Materials: ink, paper, linoleum, Japanese kozo paper, washi
  • Favorited by: 20 people
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The black stars and silhouette of Pisces the two fish are illustrated in this handmade block print. Pisces (♓) is the twelfth astrological sign in the Zodiac. I made two prints in black on white Japanese kozo paper, 9.25" by 8.5" or 23.5 cm by 21.5 cm. The word Pisces and symbol ♓ appear at the bottom of the image. The lines linking the constellation appear in black-on-white or white-on-black as appropriate. There's a star cluster, shown as a circle, and the lines for the constellations of Pegasus, Triangulum and Aries.

If you imagined all celestial bodies we see in the night sky as mapped onto a sphere (the Celestial Sphere) around our Earth, the ecliptic would be the line you would draw to map the apparent path of the Sun through the various constellations. The ecliptic is marked as the dashed line in this print.

You can trace the history of this constellation back to the Babylonians, though there has been some evolution in which stars made the fish and ribbon,

The constellation overhead at a person's birth was thought to provide insight into their character and fate. Well into the Renaissance, medical doctors were expected to be trained in astrology, as it was deemed an important diagnostic tool. Under the tropical zodiac the sun transits this area on average between February 19 and March 20, and under the sidereal zodiac, the sun transits this area between approximately March 13 and April 13.

I also printed an edition of 8 prints, 7.5 inches by 10 inches (19 cm by 24.8 cm) on lovely, handmade, Japanese kozo (or mulberry) paper with a deckle edge, which is available here:
https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/115179819/pisces-constellation-linocut
The black stars and silhouette of Pisces the two fish are illustrated in this handmade block print. Pisces (♓) is the twelfth astrological sign in the Zodiac. I made two prints in black on white Japanese kozo paper, 9.25" by 8.5" or 23.5 cm by 21.5 cm. The word Pisces and symbol ♓ appear at the bottom of the image. The lines linking the constellation appear in black-on-white or white-on-black as appropriate. There's a star cluster, shown as a circle, and the lines for the constellations of Pegasus, Triangulum and Aries.

If you imagined all celestial bodies we see in the night sky as mapped onto a sphere (the Celestial Sphere) around our Earth, the ecliptic would be the line you would draw to map the apparent path of the Sun through the various constellations. The ecliptic is marked as the dashed line in this print.

You can trace the history of this constellation back to the Babylonians, though there has been some evolution in which stars made the fish and ribbon,

The constellation overhead at a person's birth was thought to provide insight into their character and fate. Well into the Renaissance, medical doctors were expected to be trained in astrology, as it was deemed an important diagnostic tool. Under the tropical zodiac the sun transits this area on average between February 19 and March 20, and under the sidereal zodiac, the sun transits this area between approximately March 13 and April 13.

I also printed an edition of 8 prints, 7.5 inches by 10 inches (19 cm by 24.8 cm) on lovely, handmade, Japanese kozo (or mulberry) paper with a deckle edge, which is available here:
https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/115179819/pisces-constellation-linocut

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