GARZONI, Giovanna
(b. 1600, Ascoli Piceno, d. 1670, Roma)

Plate of Peas

Watercolour on parchment, 245 x 345 mm
Galleria Palatina (Palazzo Pitti), Florence

Patronized by, among others, Leopoldo de' Medici, a natural-history enthusiast, Garzoni produced lively, closely observed paintings of botanical and zoological specimens.

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