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Alchemy satire, 18th-century artwork

Alchemy satire, 18th-century artwork

C013/5656

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30.1 MB (30.0 MB compressed)

2882 x 3650 pixels

24.4 x 31.0 cm ⏐ 9.6 x 12.2 in (300dpi)

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GREGORY TOBIAS / CHEMICAL HERITAGE FOUNDATION / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY GREGORY TOBIAS / CHEMICAL HERITAGE FOUNDATION / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

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Alchemy satire, 18th-century satirical artwork depicting an alchemist as a monkey operating bellows to supply air to a furnace on which potions and distillations are being prepared. This is an engraving by the French artist Pierre-Francois Basan (1723-1797), after a painting by Flemish artist David Teniers II (1610-1690). The French title of the engraving was 'Le plaisir des fous' (the pleasure of fools).

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