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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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Credit: An alchemist with his assistants in his laboratory. Coloured lithograph by J. Cullum, ca. 1840, after D. Teniers the younger, 1640/1650. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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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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The chymist from D. Teniers. J.C.

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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 35907i

Creator/production credits

Cullum's monograph on left

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  • English


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