FALCONETTO, Giovanni Maria
(b. 1468, Verona, d. 1535, Padova)

Sign of Taurus

1515-20
Fresco
Palazzo d'Arco, Mantua

In astronomy, the zodiac is the ring of constellations that lines the ecliptic, which is the apparent path of the Sun across the sky over the course of the year. The twelve signs of the zodiac are the following:

Aries (The Ram)
Taurus (The Bull)
Gemini (The Twins)
Cancer (The Crab)
Leo (The Lion)
Virgo (The Virgin)
Libra (The Scales)
Scorpio (The Scorpion)
Sagittarius (The Archer)
Capricorn (The Sea-Goat)
Aquarius (The Water Bearer)
Pisces (The Fishes)