LE CHIMISTE

LE CHIMISTE

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Description
The texts at the bottom of this engraved image reads “LE CHEMISTE / Dedié à Monsieur Jacques Jean Comte de Wassenaer Seigneur d’Obdam, Chevalier de Saint Empire Romain / Par son tres humble Serviteur Jac. Ph. Le Bas / a Paris chez J. Ph. Le Bas, graveur du Cabinet du Roy, rue de la Harpe” and “D. Teniers pinxit” and “J. Ph. Le Bas Sculp.”
David Teniers the Younger (1610-1690) was a Flemish artist who painted several images of chemists and alchemists. Jacques Phillipe Le Bas (1707-1783) was head of the largest engraving workshop in Paris in the eighteenth century.
Object Name
Print
Other Terms
Print; ART OBJECTS
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
wood (overall material)
glass (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 58.3 cm x 1.8 cm; 22 15/16 in x 11/16 in
ID Number
1991.0664.0075
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-06260
collector/donor number
SAP 953
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Pharmacy
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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