Lepus astronomical card - 1676. Lepus is most often represented as a rabbit being hunted by Orion, whose hunting dogs (Canis Major and Canis Minor) pursue it. The constellation is also associated with some lunar mythology, including the Moon rabbit.
The Chess Players Liberale da Verona (Liberale di Jacomo) (Italian, Veronese, 1445–1527/29) Date: ca. 1475 Medium: Tempera on wood Dimensions: Overall 13 3/4 x 16 1/4 in. (34.9 x 41.3 cm); painted surface 13 1/8 x 15 7/8 in. (33.3 x 40.3 cm) Classification: Paintings Credit Line: Maitland F. Griggs Collection, Bequest of Maitland F. Griggs, 1943 Accession Number: 43.98.8