Postcard - ‘Figure 13 from Splendor Solis'
The Second Retort of Transformation. The essence in the flask has separated into three components, salt, mercury and sulphur. They are at war with each other, symbolized by the black, the white and the red bird attacking each other.
Figure 13 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