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0105658
THE WORLD SOUL, 1487.
Representation of the Christian concept of 'Anima Mundi,' the World Soul, with the four elements, and Christ as 'Anthropos,' the Primal Man. Woodcut, French, 1487.
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0008307
FOUR ELEMENTS, 1496.
The four elements of Empedocles (earth, air, fire and water) and the Ptolemaic solar system. Color woodcut from Philippe de Mantegat's 'Judicium cum tractibus planetarii', Milan, 1496.
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0036456
OUROBOROS, 1760.
Ouroboros as a crowned double-dragon, symbolizing the four elements. Line engraving from Abraham Eleazar's 'Uraltes Chymisches Werk,' Leipzig, Germanmy, 1760.
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0078317
GNOSTIC SYMBOL.
The Tetragram, symbol of the four elements.
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0003933
THE WORLD SOUL, 1487.
Representation of the Christian concept of 'Anima Mundi,' the World Soul, with the four elements, and Christ as 'Anthropos,' the Primal Man. Woodcut, French, 1487.
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0031895
THE FOUR ELEMENTS, 1472.
The four elements of Empedocles (earth, air, fire and water). Woodcut from a 1472 edition of Lucretius' 'De rerum natura'.
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0009504
THE FOUR ELEMENTS, 1472.
The four elements of Empedocles (earth, air, fire and water). Colored woodcut from a 1472 edition of Lucretius' 'De rerum natura'.
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0027508
CABALA, 1658.
Page from 'Cabala, Speculus Artis,' published in 1658 at Augsburg, depicting the four elements at center right and two alchemists in their laboratory.
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0061779
ELEMENTS OF THE UNIVERSE.
The four elements and the orbits of the planets. Woodcut from Philippe de Mantegat's 'Judicium cum tractibus planetarii', Milan, Italy, 1496.
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0098465
SYMBOL: FOUR ELEMENTS.
Chinese symbol representing the four elements.
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0104726
FOUR HUMORS.
An alchemical representation of the four humors in relation to the four elements and their zodiacal signs. Woodcut from Leonhard Thurneysser's 'Quinta Essentia,' Leipzig, 1574.
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0104727
FOUR HUMORS.
An alchemical representation of the four humors in relation to the four elements and their zodiacal signs. Woodcut from Leonhard Thurneysser's 'Quinta Essentia,' Leipzig, 1574.
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0310009
FINE ART.
The triumphant naval ship of the French Royal family, detail from L'Acqua, ca 1640, by Claude Deruet (1588-1660). Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0310010
FINE ART.
Falcon hunting, detail from L'Aria, ca 1640, by Claude Deruet (1588-1660). Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0310013
FINE ART.
Chariot of Musicians, detail from Earth, ca 1640, by Claude Deruet (1588-1660). Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0310012
FINE ART.
Earth, ca 1640, by Claude Deruet (1588-1660). Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights
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0310011
FINE ART.
Perspective of Italian palaces, detail from Il Fuoco, ca 1640, by Claude Deruet (1588-1660). Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights reserved.
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0309690
FINE ART.
Woman eating oysters, detail from An Allegory of the Four Elements, Jan Bruegel the Elder, Velvet Bruegel (1568-1625). Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.
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0310008
FINE ART.
Water, ca 1640, by Claude Deruet (1588-1660). Full Credit: DEA / G. DAGLI ORTI / Granger, NYC -- All rights
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0306024
FINE ART.
Allegory of water, from the series The Four Elements, ca 1627, by Francesco Albani (1578-1660), oil on canvas, 180cm diameter. Full Credit: DEA PICTURE LIBRARY / Granger, NYC -- All Rights Reserved.