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Adam on a dragon, Eve on a peacock Expelled from Paradise. 1550s Book of Omens called the Fālnāmeh. Safavid. Tabriz, Iran.

Folio from a Falnama (Book of omens); verso: Expulsion of Adam and Eve; recto: text mid Safavid period Opaque watercolor, ink and gold on paper H: W: cm Qazvin, Iran


Clavis Artis is the title of an alchemy manuscript created in Germany in the late seventeenth or early eighteenth century, attributed to the Persian Zoroaster (Zarathustra).

The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz in the year 1459 (1616).

The Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz: A Pictorial Key based on drwings by Johfra Bosschart.

illustrations from the aurora consurgens manuscript, alchemy

illustrations from the aurora consurgens manuscript, alchemy - Pinned by The Mystic's Emporium on Etsy

In the Thoth Tarot and decks influenced by it, this card is called Art rather than Temperance- the balancing act again - the reconciliation/synthesis of opposites.

January 2013 Tarot Scopes featuring the Thoth Tarot

Thoth tarot, Art (Temperance/Balance): "The Art represents the art…

Johannes Gossner | The heart of man: either a temple of God, or a habitation of Satan: represented in ten emblematical figures, calculated to awaken and promote a Christian disposition (1851)

Representation of the inner state of a Sinner, who repents and begins to fly from sin.