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Two peasants hold a red robe; cherubs blow wind and Mercury rests on water below; representing a stage in the process of alchemy. Coloured etching, ca. 18th century.

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1 print : etching, with watercolour ; platemark 20.4 x 14.6 cm

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Jacques van Lennep, Alchimie, Brussels 1984, pp. 134-144

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 38626i

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Bears number: 5

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