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Le Grimoire d'Hypocrate

  • Engraved by François Basan, French. After the painting by David Teniers II
    Made in Paris
  • Plate: 12.75 x 16.25 in.
    Engraving on laid paper
  • On display in Marvels and Ciphers
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.139
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

Inside an alchemical laboratory is an old man stirring a pot while reading a book; in the background are four assistants near a fire.

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A Paris chez Basan, rue du Foin.

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