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An alchemist. Oil painting by E. Lomont, 1890

Eugène Lomont


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Credit: An alchemist. Oil painting by E. Lomont, 1890. Credit: Wellcome Collection. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

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An alchemist. Set in the ground floor of an old house, with a tilestone floor and a wooden ceiling. Centre, an enormous old stone fireplace used as a furnace, with, on the floor in front of it, a flask containing an emerald-green liquid. Right, the alchemist sits in darkness, surrounded by scientific instruments. Centre background, a window with a view to a church beyond.



Eugène Lomont 1890.


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