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An alchemist with his assistants in his laboratory. Coloured engraving 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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1 print : line engraving with etching, with watercolour

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Wellcome Library no. 35908i

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