The Alchemical Rainbow

The request: a painting from these manuscripts. More here.

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Theodas with the Book of Magic and the Devil   Hagenau, 1469, Workshop of Diebold Lauber.  "The limited color palette in this manuscript belies its remarkable character. Whereas the iron-gall ink, copper green and azurite blue were ubiquitous in the fifteenth century, the rich, organinc red of the sorcerer's cloak has been identified as coming from the rhubarb plant...." - Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Theodas with the Book of Magic and the Devil

Hagenau, 1469, Workshop of Diebold Lauber.

"The limited color palette in this manuscript belies its remarkable character. Whereas the iron-gall ink, copper green and azurite blue were ubiquitous in the fifteenth century, the rich, organinc red of the sorcerer's cloak has been identified as coming from the rhubarb plant...." -Getty Museum, Los Angeles

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