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A red-faced king stands in a red robe, flanked by a queen and the deity Mercury in green clothes; representing a stage in the process of alchemy. Coloured etching, ca. 18th century.

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The empty red robe of the previous print (frame no. 26073) has been filled by a red-faced king. To his right, a queen stands under a sun; to his left Mercury walks towards him under a moon, carrying a caduceus

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1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 20.5 x 14.9 cm

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A red-faced king stands in a red robe, flanked by a queen and the deity Mercury in green clothes; representing a stage in the process of alchemy. Coloured etching, ca. 18th century. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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