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The Alchemist

  • 17th century
  • After David Teniers II
  • 19.5 x 25.25 in.
    Oil on panel
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.286
  • No known copyright restrictions


A seated, bearded alchemist dressed in blue is working the bellows for a small fire under a crucible. On top of the hearth he is working with a distillation apparatus. Scattered on the floor are jugs and glassware. In the background are two men working at a table.

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