[Alchemical and Rosicrucian compendium (selected pages)]
[Lower Rhineland[?]] [ca. 1760]
421 ff.,  ill. 233 x 183 mm.
On paper. Many interleaved and pasted in illustrations and notes.
f. 3r : tipped-in illustration of sunflower. f. 8r : inset watercolor and ink illustration : symbolic representation of an alchemical process within a flask. In ink between ff. 11 & 12 : symbolic illustration with six pointed star. f. 27v : manuscript page with ink illustration of two equilateral triangles as components of a six pointed star. f. 36v : inset ink and wash illustration : ""Wahre hyerogliphische abbildung des uniuersals der weisen."" f. 359r : Inset color painting : Python [Mercurius as three-headed dragon.]
Alchemy--Early works to 1800 Ancient and Mystical Order Rosae Crucis Astrology --Pictorial works Dragons--Early works to 1800 Griffins--Pictorial works--Early works to 1800 Idols and images--Pictoial works Janus (Roman deity)--Pictoial works Pietism Zodiac
Duveen, Denis I., bookplate Hollandus, Johan Isaa¨c, 15th cent.
Dutch; Flemish German Hebrew Latin
Bookplates Drawings Hand coloring Illuminated manuscripts Illustrations Intaglio prints Marginalia Watercolors (Paintings)
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Book of Secrets: Alchemy
Related Exhibit or Resource:
Book of Secrets: Alchemy and the European Imagination, 1500-2000
Mellon MS 110
General Collection, BRBL, Yale University
Extent of digitization:
Partial work digitized.
Number of Pages: 23
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