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An Alchemist – Adriaen van Ostade 1661

Jonathan Townsend

Posted on July 20 2012

Adriaen van Ostade (1610–1685)

Ok, it might be easier to say what isn’t in this painting.

Detail: alchemist, wife, children, basket, window, raised hearth, curtain, ladder, herbs, basket, bowl, pot, bottle, flask bread, scales, funnel jar, box, stool, spoon, kettle, pipe, specticles, knife, tongs, bellows, book, retort, jug, hourglass, drill, fire bucket, sieve, pitcher, dust pan, oven, plate, mortar and pestle, small kettle, matches

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