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The Alchemist

  • 1937
  • Newell Convers Wyeth, American
  • 75.75 x 50.625 in.
    Oil on canvas laid down on board
  • On display in the Horiba Gallery
  • Gift by an anonymous donor
  • 2002.001.001
  • Copyright restrictions may apply; please contact archivist.


Alchemical apparatus are scattered throughout the laboratory. A puffer fish hangs from the ceiling, and doves are flying near the windowsill in the background. Through the window is a castle atop a mountain.

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