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Genre Engravings Remove constraint Genre: Engravings Creator Wyck, Thomas, approximately 1616-1677 Remove constraint Creator: Wyck, Thomas, approximately 1616-1677 Subject Alchemists Remove constraint Subject: Alchemists Subject Alchemy in art Remove constraint Subject: Alchemy in art

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    • The Alchemist in Meditation
    • circa 1777 – 1864

    An alchemist in scholar's clothes sits in contemplation at his desk, bent over an open text with quill in hand. His workroom is cluttered with texts and earthenware vessels, a large globe, trunks and barrels. At right,…

    • circa 1900 – 1965

    This work reproduces a painting by Wijck in the collections of the Rijksmuseum. The alchemist, seated at his desk before the window, looks down to survey the progress of his assistant. The young boy holds up a basin for…