A woman in a pharmacy with a urine flask and a monkey holding an empty flask at a casement. Oil painting by Willem Joseph Laquy, 1780 (?), after J. Toorenvliet, 1677.

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The setting is a working pharmacy with drug jars shelved around the walls. The wicker basket is of the type used in the seventeenth century to transport urine flasks (such as the one held by the man in the companion painting) to a physician’s house for diagnosis and prognosis

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1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 47 x 39 cm

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Laqui. 1760 GVI../1780


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A woman in a pharmacy with a urine flask and a monkey holding an empty flask at a casement. Oil painting by Willem Joseph Laquy, 1780 (?), after J. Toorenvliet, 1677..{' '} Credit: Wellcome Collection. CC BY


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