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An elderly alchemist (Michael Sendivogius or Sędziwój?) conducting an experiment in front of Emperor Rudolf II and members of his court. Etching by A. Mathey after V. Brožík, 1885.

Brožik, Václav, 1851-1901.
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1885

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The young woman seated on the emperor's left may be his best known mistress Anna Maria Strada, called Katerina Strada in Czech articles and historical novels of the 19th century

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[Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1885.

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1 print : etching ; platemark 42.5 x 59.7 cm

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Rudolf II, u svého alchymisty. Umělecká Beseda svým clenum na rok 1885. Maloval Václav Brožík ; Ryl Armand Mathey. Nákladem K. Sedelmeyera v Paříži. Patisk se vyhražuje. Tiskem. Spol. pro rozmnožovaní uměl. děl ve Vidní.

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An elderly alchemist (Michael Sendivogius or Sędziwój?) conducting an experiment in front of Emperor Rudolf II and members of his court. Etching by A. Mathey after V. Brožík, 1885. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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