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Early Italian Pharmacy

  • 17th century
  • Italian School
  • 16 x 46.75 in.
    Oil on canvas, mounted on board
  • On display in Transmutations
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.263
  • No known copyright restrictions


One of a pair of paintings of an early Italian pharmacy. The head pharmacist is seated at his elevated desk watching the manufacture of various medicinals. In the background is a servant placing a large jar on a shelf. In the foreground are female assistants working with jars and herbs.

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