An alchemical adept carrying the vase of Hermes, which is inscribed "Let us go to seek the nature of the four elements". Watercolour painting.
- Trismosin, Salomon.
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1 painting : watercolour ; image 40.7 x 24.8 cm.
Second in the order of illustrations of the 1532 manuscript
The earliest manuscript of the 'Splendor solis' (Splendour of the Sun) attributed to Salomon Trismosin is dated 1532
For detailed information on this series, cf. J. van Lennep, L'alchimie, Brussels 1984, pp. 110-129
Wellcome Library no. 38701i
After: Salomon Trismosin, Splendor solis, 1582, British Library, Harley ms. 3469