Postcard - ‘Figure 3 from Splendor Solis'
A knight stands guard on a double fountain into which are poured Sulphur and Mercury. These two waters must be made into one in order to create the Philosophers’ Stone.
Figure 3 from Splendor solis, ascribed to Salomon Trismosin. Woodcut from the edition in Aureum vellus oder guldin Schatz und Kunstkammer, Rorschach, 1598. 11,3x13 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