The Examination of Urine

The Examination of Urine

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Description (Brief)
The physician is seated in a chair next to a table holding a beaker of urine. A woman stands behind him and two figures hover in the doorway. In the background are shelves of syrup jars and albarelli. There are two larger vessels on the floor. Urdang attributes the painting to the Dutch painter Jacob DeWitt (1695-1754).
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
painting
Other Terms
painting; Art Objects
Physical Description
wood; brass; steel (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
oil on canvas (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 20 1/2 in x 18 1/2 in x 3 in; 52.07 cm x 46.99 cm x 7.62 cm
overall (frame): 20 1/2 in x 18 3/4 in x 2 3/8 in; 52.07 cm x 47.625 cm x 6.0325 cm
ID Number
1991.0664.0076
accession number
1991.0664
catalog number
M-06256
1991.0664.0076.01
1991.0664.0076.02
Credit Line
Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company
subject
Medicine
Pharmacy
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Art
European Apothecary
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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