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An alchemist in his laboratory. Oil painting by a follower of David Teniers the younger.

  • Teniers, David, 1610-1690.
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47331i
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The white-bearded alchemist is seated at a table, left, holding a grimoire in one hand and making up a compound with the other. He turns round to look at a still in the foreground

Physical description

1 painting : oil on metal ; metal 21.5 x 25 cm

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 47331i

Reproduction note

Derived from Teniers's painting in the Mauritshuis, the Hague (no. 261): here in reverse, with the omission of the apprentice and vessels on the extreme left of the Mauritshuis painting

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