Spiritual Pharmacy


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Unknown artist of the mid-XIX century

Guslitsky Centre.

Spiritual Pharmacy

Paper, ink, pencil, tempera, gold. 58,3 49,2


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SHM
Inv. 52789/III -12743

Purchased in 1921 from .. Bakhrushin.
Depicted are a monk and a doctor, conversating inside the hospital, there is a table, on which one can see the whole set of objects, necessary to make the medicines and a lit stove. The parable about a doctor healing from the sins was borrowed from the opus Lekarstvo dukhovnoye (Spiritual Medicine), translated into Russian in the late-XVII century.






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