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Michael Sendivogius (Sędziwój), the alchemist, demonstrating the art in the court of Rudolf II. Drawing after V. Brožik.

Brožik, Václav, 1851-1901.
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[between 1800 and 1899]

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Free to use with attribution CC BYCredit: Wellcome Collection
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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

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[between 1800 and 1899]

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1 drawing : pen and ink ; sheet 16.4 x 25.3 cm

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Rodolph II at his alchemist's

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Michael Sendivogius (Sędziwój), the alchemist, demonstrating the art in the court of Rudolf II. Drawing after V. Brožik. Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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