This illuminated manuscript was commissioned by the BIBLIOTECA PHILOSOPHICA HERMETICA in Amsterdam, Holland. This library houses the largest private collection of books on Alchemy and Mysticism in Europe. It took 2 years to complete all 22 drawings. The title, “SPLENDOR SOLIS”, can be translated as either “Splendors of the Sun” or “Splendors of the Soul”. It was all done in color pencil.