I am pleased to send you, on this occasion, another engraving by Karl Von Eckartshausen, which was published in 1790, two years after the first edition. Enigmas of symbology
The four Tetrasustainers
It is important to note that the word tetrasustainers must be interpreted as ‘the four who sustain’… And what do they sustain? Answer: Nothing less and nothing more than our Universe.
The alchemical mystery of the jester
I am pleased to send you all a very interesting comment about the figure who in medieval times was called the JESTER.
Numerology of Nature
I send you this beautiful engraving that appears on the frontispiece of a work called NUMEROLOGY OF NATURE
Tree of light and darkness
First of all, appreciated reader, we must say that this illustration appears in the book entitled Studium Universale, written by Valentine Weigel, who was a German philosopher, writer and mystic from Saxony and, according to some, a precursor of Theosophy.
I want to show you, on this occasion, a very ancient sculpture that responds to the name of Glykon
En el mismo se aprecia que, ciertamente, estos artistas, independientemente de ser grandes exponentes del arte, tenían grandes inquietudes místicas sobre el destino del hombre en su estancia en la tierra. Por ello, el título de este grabado viene a ser, según el artista…
Allegory of transience or allegory of what is ephemeral
I approach you on this occasion to make you take part of the content of the present engraving that bears the title…
…ALLEGORY OF TRANSIENCE OR ALLEGORY OF WHAT IS EPHEMERAL
Angel chained to the world
On this occasion we enter into this engraving that was made in Antwerp ─Belgium─ in the year 1624. It was entitled: Angel chained to the world
Child with bow and arrow and all-seeing eye of God
It was one of the most pious works known in seventeenth-century Europe. The central theme of these works was always divine love and the human soul, and many authors claim that the artist always liked to represent these virtues in childlike forms, whether associating their engravings with Eros Cupid or with the baby Jesus.