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Interior with an alchemist seated at a table, writing. Oil painting by a follower of Thomas Wijck (Thomas Wyck).

Wyck, Thomas, approximately 1616-1677.

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Credit: Interior with an alchemist seated at a table, writing. Oil painting by a follower of Thomas Wijck (Thomas Wyck). Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)


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Description

Centre, a large table and desk at which a scholar of the alchemist-type is seated, left, directed towards right, writing. On the table are at least five very large folio volumes and a globe. Left, a window; right background, a second person seated at a table, and chemical apparatus. Foreground, more large books, a jar, etc.

Physical description

1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 34.9 x 30.1 cm

Publications note

Christopher Wright et al., British and Irish paintings in public collections, New Haven and London: Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, 2006, p. 822

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 45097i

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