Postcard - ‘Figure 8 from Splendor Solis'
The Fourth Phase - The Meeting with the Angel. The alchemist has been through the process of death and rebirth and has become aware of the spiritual potentialities of his being, personified by the angel.
Figure 8 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