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Author Principe, Lawrence, author.

Title Transmutations--alchemy in art : selected works from the Eddleman and Fisher collections at the Chemical Heritage Foundation / Lawrence M. Principe, Lloyd DeWitt.

Publication Info. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Chemical Heritage Foundation, [2002]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 LaSalle PL Adult Non Fiction - LSBB-3  CC 758 PRI    AVAILABLE
Description 40 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 x 26 cm
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still image sti rdacontent
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 39).
Contents Foreword -- Transmutations: Alchemy in art -- Collecting chemists -- Further reading -- Acknowledgements.
Summary Alchemy is one of the most evocative subjects in the history of science. Alchemy made important contributions to the development of modern science while firing popular imagination so strongly that portrayals of the alchemist at work pervaded the arts. The more celebrated goals of alchemy, like transmutations of base metals into gold, still tease and tantalize. Transmutations offers a thoughtful look at the role of the alchmist in the 17th and 18th centuries, as depicted in a selection of paintings from the Eddleman and Fisher Collections housed at the Chemical Heritage Foundation. This beautiful full-color book reveals much about the beginnings of chemistry as a profession. -- From
Form Also issued online.
Subject Fisher, Chester G., 1881-1965 -- Art collections.
Eddleman, Roy, 1940- -- Art collections.
Fisher, Chester G., 1881-1965.
Eddleman, Roy, 1940-
Eddleman, Roy, 1940- (OCoLC)fst00478355
Fisher, Chester G., 1881-1965. (OCoLC)fst00478356
Fisher, Chester G.
Eddleman, Roy.
Fisher, Chester G, 1881-1965.
Eddleman, Roy, 1940-
Chemical Heritage Foundation.
Chemical Heritage Foundation. (OCoLC)fst00686514
Chemical Heritage Foundation.
Chronological Term 1600-1699
Subject Alchemy in art.
Painting, Dutch -- 17th century.
Chemistry -- History -- 17th century.
Painting -- Private collections -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Painting -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Alchemy. (DNLM)D000422
Medicine in the Arts. (DNLM)D008512
Chemistry -- history. (DNLM)D002621Q000266
History, 16th Century. (DNLM)D049669
History, 17th Century. (DNLM)D049670
Paintings -- history. (DNLM)D010151Q000266
Alchemy in art. (OCoLC)fst00804257
Art -- Private collections. (OCoLC)fst00815314
Chemistry. (OCoLC)fst00853344
Painting. (OCoLC)fst01050567
Painting, Dutch. (OCoLC)fst01050779
Painting -- Private collections. (OCoLC)fst01050606
Malerei. (DE-588)4037220-0
Alchemie Motiv. (DE-588)4221978-4
Ikonographie. (DE-588)4026535-3
Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia. (OCoLC)fst01204170
Niederlande. (DE-588)4042203-3
Genre/Form Informational works. (OCoLC)fst01919930
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Informational works.
Added Author DeWitt, Lloyd, author.
Chemical Heritage Foundation, publisher, host institution, issuing body.
Other Form: Online version: Principe, Lawrence. Transmutations--alchemy in art. Philadelphia, Pa. : Chemical Heritage Foundation, ©2002 (OCoLC)645914554
ISBN 0941901327 (paperback ; alkaline paper)
9780941901321 (paperback ; alkaline paper)

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