Alchemy & Mysticism

Alchemy & Mysticism

The Hermetic Museum

Book - 2006
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A fantastic journey through the history of esoteric lore: the great work of the alchemists (TASCHEN's 25th anniversary - Special edition) The Hermetic Museum takes its readers on a magical mystery tour spanning an arc from the mediaeval cosmogram and images of Christian mysticism, through the fascinating world of alchemy to the art of the Romantic era. The enigmatic hieroglyphs of cabbalists, Rosicrucians and freemasons are shown to be closely linked with the early scientific illustrations in the fields of medicine, chemistry, optics and colour theory. The author: Alexander Roob studied painting at the University of Fine Arts, Berlin. From 2000 to 2002, he was a professor at the University of Fine Arts, Hamburg. He has been teaching at the Academy of Fine Arts, Stuttgart since 2002.
Publisher: Köln : Taschen, c2006
Edition: Taschen 25th anniversary special ed. --
ISBN: 9783822850381
3822850381
Branch Call Number: 540.112 Roo 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 575 p. :,ill. (some col.)
Additional Contributors: Roob, Alexander

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