Poma Aurea

Title

Poma Aurea

Subject

A drawing of a yellow tomato

Description

The first representation of a tomato in Europe was found in Pietro Mattioli's Discorsi on Dioscorides' Materia Medica. This book was first published in 1544. This specific image, however, is from a later edition of this book published in German in 1590 called the Kreutterbuch. The woodcut was made by Johann Feyerabend.

Creator

Pietro Andrea Mattioli; Joachim Camerarius, Johann Feyerabend

Source

Kreutterbuch desz hochgelehrten vnnd weitberühmten Herrn D. Petri Andreae Matthioli, Jetzt widerumb mit viel schönen neuwen Figuren/ auch nützlichen Artzeneyen/ vnd andern guten stücken/ zum andern mal auss sonderm fleiss gemehret/ vnd verfertigt Durch Ioachimum Camerarium, der löblichen Reichsstatt Nürmberg Medicum, Doct. Sampt dreyen wolgeordneten nützlichen Registern/ der kreutter Lateinische vnd Teutsche Namen/ vnd dann die Artzeneyen/ darzu dieselbigen zu gebrauchen/ innhaltendt.

Publisher

Gedruckt zu Franckfort am Mayn

Date

Discorsi on Dioscorides' Materia Medica by Pietro Mattioli was published in 1544. The edition of the book from which this print comes was published in 1590.

Contributor

Université de Strasbourg

Rights

{{PD-1923}} This image is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.

Relation

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Format

.jpg, 926 x 1,559 pixels; woodcut print

Language

German

Type

botanical illustration from a book

Identifier

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Coverage

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Original Format

Painting on paper

Physical Dimensions

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Files

Poma_aurea_-_Mattioli,_Pietro_Andrea,.jpg

Citation

Pietro Andrea Mattioli; Joachim Camerarius, Johann Feyerabend, “Poma Aurea,” Food origins, accessed October 21, 2020, https://tenochtitlan.omeka.net/items/show/77.