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Theophrastus Paracelsus

Contributor(s):
Setletzkÿ, R.S.
Göz, Gottfried Bernhard, 1708-1774, artist
Language(s):
German
Latin
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Alchemy
Emblems and Insignia
Symbolism
Paracelsus, 1493-1541.
Genre(s):
Portraits
Abstract:
Full length, seated at a desk, hand to head, reading from open book; surrounded by alchemical attributes; furnace explosion in background indicates failure of other alchemists, whereas Paracelsus has succeeded in making gold; angel descends from above.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
1 print
Technique:
engraving
NLM Unique ID:
101433855 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
B020708
Contributor(s):
Setletzkÿ, R.S.
Göz, Gottfried Bernhard, 1708-1774, artist
Language(s):
German
Latin
Format:
Still image
Subject(s):
Alchemy
Emblems and Insignia
Symbolism
Paracelsus, 1493-1541.
Genre(s):
Portraits
Abstract:
Full length, seated at a desk, hand to head, reading from open book; surrounded by alchemical attributes; furnace explosion in background indicates failure of other alchemists, whereas Paracelsus has succeeded in making gold; angel descends from above.
Copyright:
The National Library of Medicine believes this item to be in the public domain. (More information)
Extent:
1 print
Technique:
engraving
NLM Unique ID:
101433855 (See catalog record)
NLM Image ID:
B020708