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Chemistry: History of Chemistry

Library resources and web sites for chemistry

"The Father of Modern Chemistry" Antoine Lavoisier

Revolutionary Instruments: Lavoisier’s Tools as Objets d’Art

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Jacques-Louis David, French, 1748-1825. Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743-1794) and His Wife, Marie-Anne Pierette Paulze (1758-1836). 1788, Oil on canvas. Image courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.