6/15/11

Joseph Wright, The Alchemist in Search of the Philosophers Stone


Derby Museum and Art Gallery

Date: 1771
Technique: Oil on canvas, 127 x 101.6 cm

Full title: The Alchymist, In Search of the Philosopher’s Stone, Discovers Phosphorus, and prays for the successful Conclusion of his operation, as was the custom of the Ancient Chymical Astrologers

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