Green Gram
Mung Bean, Phaseolus mungo

Title

Green Gram
Mung Bean, Phaseolus mungo

Subject

Mung bean plant

Description

This image is a woodcut illustration of a mung bean plant found in Petrus de Crescentius' "Ruralia Commoda." The image is found in Book 3 of the volume ("Agriculture of Cereals and Building of a Granary") in a section entitled "Of Fieldwork and its Products". The volume was intended to provide images and instructions in horticulture and agriculture to European audiences.

Creator

Anonymous Artist

Source

"Ruralia Commoda"
Image located via Arstor Digital Library

Publisher

Likely Peter Drach of Speyer (Germany)
Artstor Digital Library

Date

1490-1495

Contributor

Petrus de Crescentiis, author of the volume in which the image is published.

Carolyn Allain

Rights

Rights to the image held by Artstor Collections. Image is open to the public for non-commercial uses.

Relation

[no text]

Format

The image is a woodcut illustration appearing in a book. Published here as a digital image of dimensions 2410x3072 pixels.

Language

Latin

Type

Woodcut Illustration

Identifier

The image is an illustration of a mung bean plant meant for educational purposes for a fifteenth century agricultural European audience.

Coverage

Fifteen century agricultural Europe.

Original Format

Woodcut illustration on paper

Physical Dimensions

[no text]

Files

BARTSCH_4700072.jpg

Citation

Anonymous Artist, “Green Gram
Mung Bean, Phaseolus mungo,” Food origins, accessed April 21, 2021, https://tenochtitlan.omeka.net/items/show/41.