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The Alchemist

  • 17th–18th century
  • Gerard Thomas
  • 20 x 26.5 in.
    Oil on canvas
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.283
  • No known copyright restrictions


A bearded man wearing a white cap works the bellows on a small furnace in a large laboratory. Books, jars, glassware, and a distillation apparatus are scattered throughout the room. In the background are three workers, one holding up a flask.

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