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An Alchemist's Experiment

  • 17th–18th century
  • After Mattheus van Helmont
  • 17.25 x 22 in.
    Oil on canvas
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.267
  • No known copyright restrictions


Seated amid a clutter of books and apparatus, an alchemist examines the contents of a flask while holding a large open manuscript. In the left background are two persons seated.

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