Space Seahorse (constellation Hippocampus)

Space Seahorse (constellation Hippocampus)

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Space Seahorse (constellation Hippocampus) 30"x 40" Acrylic, charcoal and silver leaf on canvas in a maple floater frame (31"x 41" framed size).  See a sample of the frame here.

John Hill, the naturalist, created the constellation Hippocampus in 1754 in his book Urania.  As Hill wrote, "The creature from which it takes its name is one of the most singular animals in the world, it is frequently met with dried in the collections of the curious," as we still do to this day.