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  • 19th century
  • In the manner of David Teniers II
  • 10 x 8.5 in.
    Oil on copper
  • On display in Transmutations
  • Gift of Fisher Scientific International
  • Fisher Collection
  • FA 2000.001.250
  • No known copyright restrictions


In this alchemical scene an older gentlemen is seated at a small table reading a large manuscript, with a skull and an hourglass on the table as well. To the left is a small furnace with alchemical glassware.

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