Postcard - ‘Figure 11 from Splendor Solis'
The Seventh Phase - The Bath of Transformation. Here matter, with its spiritual essences, indicated by the bird on top of the head, is being distilled into a substance which the alchemist can work on in the next stages of the alchemical process.
Figure 11 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