Postcard - ‘The sun casts a shadow'
Emblem 45/50: The sun casts a shadow. However insignificant the shadow may seem, the action of sun and shadow together makes it possible for day and night to exist. 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