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A black sun with a face descends behind the horizon of a marshy landscape; representing the state of putrefaction in alchemy. Watercolour painting.

  • Trismosin, Salomon.
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39761i
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Splendor solis
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1 painting : watercolour ; image 35.2 x 27.9 cm.

References note

J. van Lennep, L'alchimie, Brussels 1984, pp. 110-129

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 39761i

Reproduction note

After: Salomon Trismosin, Splendor solis, 1582, British Library, Harley ms. 3469

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