The Alchemist, 17th century artwork

The Alchemist, 17th century artwork

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Caption: The Alchemist. 17th century Flemish oil painting by Mattheus van Helmont entitled 'The Alchemist', depicting an elderly alchemist in a cluttered workshop. Around him are several of his assistants.

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