Postcard - ‘The Philosophers' Stone is conceived in the water.'
Emblem 34/50: The Philosophers’ Stone is conceived in the water (by the Sun and the Moon), born in the air: this scene refers to cooking, vaporizing and distilling. Michael Maier (1568-1622) describes phases of the alchemical process in Atalanta fugiens, 1618. Engraving by Mattheus Merian sr (1593-1650), 8,5x9,5 cm | © EFM/Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica Collection
There is a brief explanation of the image on the reverse of the card.
Size: 105x150 mm
© EFM/Bibliotheca Philosophica Hermetica Collection