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The remaining birds symbolize alchemical operations because of the colors that appear in 11 Fig. 3. Athanor and alchemical animals, engraving from Musaeum Hermeticum (Frankfurt: Lucas Jennis, 1625): 447. Courtesy of Glasgow University Library, Department of Special Collections. the myth of the child the vessel at certain stages. The crow represents the first stage of blackening or nigredo, the stage of putrefaction. The peacock represents a stage at which an iridescence appears within the vessel.

Outside of scholarly circles, less is known about its historical and philosophical development, a tradition revived in the late nineteenth century among the adepts of the occult revival. They inspired the first wave of popular texts on alchemy and other hermetic disciplines published in western Europe, and it is within this context that Ernst’s understanding of alchemical philosophy and imagery would arise. 2 The multiple origins of alchemy, which pursued both physical transformation and spiritual enlightenment, created a duality of applications and goals as it developed throughout the ages.

Unlike in Au Carmel, the relationship between the plot and alchemical symbolism was explained in detail. Jollivet-Castelot’s third book, Natura mystica ou le jardin de la fée Viviane, was related to August Strindberg’s Sylva sylvarum. 33 Jollivet-Castelot’s own essay in this book reiterated the relationship between traditional alchemy and atomic theory. 35 These later publications were significant contributions to the discussion of alchemy in Paris in the 1920s. Jollivet-Castelot’s critique of academic scientists resonated with the surrealists’ skepticism of the scientific community.

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