The First Images of Maize in Europe

@inproceedings{Janick2004TheFI,
  title={The First Images of Maize in Europe},
  author={Jules Janick and Giulia Caneva},
  year={2004}
}
Evidence is presented that the first images of maize in Europe are to be found in the festoons painted by Giovanni Martini da Udine about 1515–1517 that surround the frescoes designed by Raphael Sanzio in the fabulous residence, now known as the Villa Farnesina, of the Sienese banker Agostino Chigi. Additional representations of maize by the same artist painted in 1517–1519 are included in festoons in “Raphael’s Logge” in the Vatican Palace commissioned for Pope Leo X. The maize images indicate… CONTINUE READING
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