Skip Navigation

[Symbolic creation of the Philosophers' Stone]

Author(s):
Morgenstern, Philipp, Author
Publication:
Basel: Ludwig Königs, 1613
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Alchemy
Sexual Behavior
Symbolism
Genre(s):
Book Illustrations
Abstract:
A man and a woman, both wearing crowns, are engaging in sexual intercourse; the sun and the moon appear on the right and represent the two essences. This union may represent the ultimate harmony necessary for the creation of the Philosophers' Stone.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Related Title(s):
Is part of: Turba philosophorum; das ist, Das Buch von der güldenen Kunst, p. 224.; See related catalog record: 2388037R
Extent:
1 print
Technique:
woodcut
NLM Unique ID:
101435249 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A012132
Author(s):
Morgenstern, Philipp, Author
Publication:
Basel: Ludwig Königs, 1613
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Alchemy
Sexual Behavior
Symbolism
Genre(s):
Book Illustrations
Abstract:
A man and a woman, both wearing crowns, are engaging in sexual intercourse; the sun and the moon appear on the right and represent the two essences. This union may represent the ultimate harmony necessary for the creation of the Philosophers' Stone.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Related Title(s):
Is part of: Turba philosophorum; das ist, Das Buch von der güldenen Kunst, p. 224.; See related catalog record: 2388037R
Extent:
1 print
Technique:
woodcut
NLM Unique ID:
101435249 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
A012132