Pomegranate
Punica granatum
L.



Pomegranate Botanical Art


Pomegranate
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Punica granatum L.
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Punica granatum L.
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Punica granatum L.
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Punica granatum L.
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Punica granatum L.
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Old Chinese print showing the pomegranate
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The pomegranate is considered a sign of fertility in Chine

Girl with a pomegranate
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Girl with a pomegranate

Madonna of the Pomeganate (detail)
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Madonna of the Pomeganate (detail)
The picture's title is explained by the pomegranate in Mary's hand: this should be understood as symbolizing Christ's Passion, the wealth of seeds conveying the fullness of Christ's suffering.

Proserpine by Dante Gabriel Rossetti
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Proserpine by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Granatäpfel auf einer Fensterbank, dahinter Venedig
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Granatäpfel auf einer Fensterbank, dahinter Venedig



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Fig. 1 Pomegranate. c. 1200-1340. Los Angeles County Museum of Art. China. Late Southern Song dynasty or early Yuan dynasty. Painting. commons.wikimedia.org. Public Domain. Web. 1 Jan. 2015.
Fig. 2 Arnold, Mary Daisy. Punica granatum L. 1932. USDA Pomological Watercolors, Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705. usdawatercolors.nal.usda.gov. Web. 1 Jan. 2015.
Fig. 3 Ehret. G.D. Punica granatum L. 1771. Trew, C.J., Ehret, G.D., Plantae selectae, vol. 8: t. 72. Illustration contributed by the Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, U.S.A. plantillustrations.org. Web. 1 Jan. 2015.
Fig. 4 Punica granatum L. 1771. Gottorfer Codex. plantillustrations.org. Web. 1 Jan. 2015.
Fig. 5 Punica granatum L. 1885. Thomé, O.W., Flora von Deutschland Österreich und der Schweiz, Tafeln, vol. 3: t. 346. Illustration contributed by www.BioLib.de. plantillustrations.org. Web. 1 Jan. 2015.
Fig. 6 Bessler, B. Punica granatum L. 1620. Bessler, Basilius, Hortus Eystettensis, vol. 2: Ordo collectarum arborum et fruticum aestivalium, t. 146, fig. II. Illustration contributed by the Teyler museum, Haarlem, Netherlands. plantillustrations.org. Web. 1 Jan. 2015.
Fig. 7 Bessler, B. Punica granatum L. 1620. Bessler, Basilius, Hortus Eystettensis, vol. 2: Ordo collectarum arborum et fruticum aestivalium, t. 144, fig. I. Illustration contributed by the Teyler museum, Haarlem, Netherlands. plantillustrations.org. Web. 1 Jan. 2015.
Fig. 8 Punica granatum L. 1858. L'Illustration horticole, vol 5: t. 156. Illustration contributed by the Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, U.S.A. plantillustrations.org. Web. 1 Jan. 2015.
Fig. 9 Punica granatum L. 1857. Martius, C., Eichler, A.G. Urban, I., Flora Brasiliensis, vol. 14 (1) : fasicle 18,1, t. 9. plantillustrations.org. Web. 1 Jan. 2015.
Fig. 10 Philg88. Old China print showing the pomegranate. 2010. commons.wikimedia.org. Public Domain. Web. 1 Jan. 2015.
Fig. 11 Bouguereau, W.A. Girl with a pomegranate. 1875. Oil on canvas. Sotheby's. commons.wikimedia.org. Public Domain. Web. 1 Jan. 2015.
Fig. 12 Boticelli, S. Madonna of the Pomeganate (detail). c. 1487. Web Gallery of Art. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence. Tempera on Panel. commons.wikimedia.org. Public Domain. Web. 1 Jan. 2015.
Fig. 13 JQFW5c2ZLfpmbw. Proserpine by Dante Gabriel Rossetti. 1882. Oil on canvas. commons.wikimedia.org. Public Domain. Web. 23
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Fig. 14 dorotheum.com. Granatäpfel auf einer Fensterbank, dahinter Venedig. 1940. Watercolor on paper. commons.wikimedia.org. Public Domain. Web. 23 Feb. 2017.

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