La Pharmacie Rustique

La Pharmacie Rustique

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Description
The bottom part of the print, missing in this example, identifies the scene as “La Pharmacie Rustique” in the Swiss Alps. The plump proprietor, Michael Schüppach, is shown examining a vial of urine, presumably that of the wealthy woman and well-dressed woman. This image was drawn by Gottfried Locher in 1774 and printed by Barthelemi Hubner in 1775.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
print
Other Terms
print; ART OBJECTS
date made
1775
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
engraving (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 28 cm x 28 cm; 11 in x 11 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0041
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-06257
collector/donor number
SAP 950
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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