Image of Chili Peppers (Capsicum Annuum)

Title

Image of Chili Peppers (Capsicum Annuum)

Subject

Chili peppers

Description

An image of chili peppers from the German translation of Leonhart Fuch's original De Historia Stirpium Commentarii Insignes. The image was drawn by Albrecht Meyer and transferred to woodblocks by Heinrich Füllmaurer. The woodblocks were cut and printed by Vitus Rudolph Speckle. The image's painter is unclear.

Creator

Leonhart Fuchs, Albrecht Meyer, Heinrich Füllmaurer, and Vitus Rudolph Speckle

Source

New Kreüterbuch

Publisher

Taschen Verlag, Köln 2001

Date

Originally printed in 1543

Contributor

Jimmy von Albade
Collections patrimoniales des bibliothèques de l'Université de Strasbourg

Rights

Public domain

Relation

German translation of Fuch's De Historia Stirpium Commentarii Insignes

Format

Woodcut and watercolor on paper

Language

German

Type

Illustrated herbal

Identifier

Image of chili peppers from a German herbal

Coverage

Germany, 16th c.

Original Format

Woodcut with additional painting

Physical Dimensions

329 x 201 mm

Files

00728 (1).jpg

Citation

Leonhart Fuchs, Albrecht Meyer, Heinrich Füllmaurer, and Vitus Rudolph Speckle, “Image of Chili Peppers (Capsicum Annuum),” Food origins, accessed April 21, 2021, https://tenochtitlan.omeka.net/items/show/45.