Alchemy Historical artwork by the German artist Albrecht Durer titled Melencolia I It represents one of the four temperaments or humours and it is thought that its title ending in I implies that Durer intended to draw the other three Many of the artifacts seen such as the mathematical magic square upper right balance upper centre and geometric shapes far lower left are associated with alchemy Alchemy was the pseudoscientific predecessor to chemistry which among other ideas is best known for its practitioners hunt for the Philosophers Stone which would impart eternal life and the ability to turn base metals into gold
This giclée print delivers a vivid image with maximum color accuracy and exceptional resolution. The standard for museums and galleries around the world, giclée is a printing process where millions of ink droplets are “sprayed” onto high-quality paper. With the great degree of detail and smooth transitions of color gradients, giclée prints appear much more realistic than other reproduction prints. The high-quality paper (235 gsm) is acid free with a smooth surface.