Postcard - ‘A dog and a wolf devouring each other'
Emblem 47/50: A dog and a wolf devouring each other. They symbolize the union of opposites: in destroying each other, they bring about the unification which results in the Philosophers’ Stone. 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