Alchemist reading, 19th century

Alchemist reading, 19th century

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Credit: WILL BROWN/CHEMICAL HERITAGE FOUNDATION/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Caption: Alchemist reading. 19th-century artwork showing an elderly alchemist seated at a table reading a large manuscript. Also on the table are a skull and an hourglass. At left is a furnace and alchemical glassware. This artwork, titled 'The Search', is an oil-on-copper work produced in the manner (style) of Flemish artist David Teniers II.

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