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la chimie-Bernard Picart IN Bernard de Fontenelle's Oeuvres Diverses, 1729

Alchemy laboratory, with alembic at centre, and, at right, four putti gathered around a crucible; at left, putto carrying coal in a basket; finished state of illustration to Fontenelle’s ‘Oeuvres diverses’ (La Haye: Gosse & Neaulme, 1728-1729). 1729
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