The Wallace Collection

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The Village Alchemist
  • Jan Steen (1626 - 1679)
  • The Village Alchemist
  • Netherlands
  • early 1660s
  • Painting
  • Oil on oak panel
  • Image size: 41.7 x 29.8 cm
  • Signature: 'JSteen', the 'JS' in monogram
  • P209
  • East Galleries II
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • [Probably Jan Jacob van Mansvelt sale, Utrecht, 08 April 1755, no. 21; Charles Leviez sale, Langford's, 29 April 1762, no. 67; Beauvais sale, Christie's, 25 April 1801, no. 23]. Francis Charles Seymour-Conway, 3rd Marquess of Hertford, by 1833.