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An alchemist with his assistants in his laboratory. Coloured lithograph by J. Cullum, ca. 1840, after D. Teniers the younger, 1640/1650.

  • Teniers, David, 1610-1690.
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A fish hangs from the ceiling

The round cucurbite with the moorshead helmet stands on an open fire on top of the stove. This may be due to ignorance on the part of the artist, or a sign for the fact that here the alchemist is a 'puffer'

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Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour

Lettering

The chymist from D. Teniers. J.C.

Creator/production credits

Cullum's monograph on left

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 35907i

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  • English


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