An alchemist in his laboratory. Oil painting by a follower of David Teniers the younger.
- Teniers, David, 1610-1690.
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The alchemist, clad in fur-lined robe and cap, sits on the left, applying the bellows to a furnace. Right, a round table on which are vessels, an hour-glass etc. Background, a standing man operating a bellows-handle and other seated figures
1 painting : oil on canvas ; canvas 51 x 61 cm
Wellcome Library no. 45085i
After: a painting formerly in the Gemäldegalerie, Dresden (no. 1072), destroyed in World War II