Michael Sendivogius (Sędziwój), the alchemist, demonstrating the art in the court of Rudolf II. Drawing after V. Brožik.
- Brožik, Václav, 1851-1901.
- [between 1800 and 1899]
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Rudolf II made Prague a centre for scholars, including Giordano Bruno and John Dee. This engraving shows about 14 members of court, with the emperor seated in the centre. The aged alchemist Sendivogius holds a stone in one hand and fire tongs in another
[between 1800 and 1899]
1 drawing : pen and ink ; sheet 16.4 x 25.3 cm
Rodolph II at his alchemist's
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