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Cf. Jung’s painting of a star, The Art of C.G. Jung, cat. 62 , p. 138.

In 1950 he reproduced this anonymously in “Concerning Mandala Symbolism,” noting, “The picture shows the self as a star out of chaos.

This picture is significant in that it sets the structure of the self as a principle of order against chaos” (CW 9i, § 683).  ~The Black Books, Vol. VI, 227, fn 106