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The Alchymist

  • Etched by William Baillie, Irish. After David Teniers II
  • Plate: 9 in. W x 7 1/2 in. H
    Etching on wove paper
  • Not on display
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.234
  • No known copyright restrictions

Description

A bearded old man stoking a fire with a pair of bellows in a laboratory.

Inscription

He's in Belief of Chymistry, so bold, if his dream last, he'll trun the Age to Gold.

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