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Prunus persica (L.) Batsch



Peach Botanical Art


Immortal Holding a Peach
Fig. 1
Immortal holding a peach
Silk tapestry from the Ming dynasty of Dongfang Shuo stealing a peach of immortality. The legend is based on the historical Dongfang Shuo, (c. 160 BC – 93 BC), a Han dynasty official who worked in the court of Emperor Wu

Detail of a large portrait of Jane AynscombeJane Aynscombe holding a peach
Fig. 2
Portrait of Jane Stebbing, wife of Thomas Aynscombe, daughter of Philip Stebbing, grocer and Freeman of Norwich. Jane married Thomas Aynscombe, (died 1740), in 1706.

Pigeon on a peach branch
Fig. 3
"Pigeon on a peach branch" by Emperor Huizong of Song, Northern Song Dynasty

Boy with a Basket of Fruit
Fig. 4
"Boy with a Basket of Fruit" Caravaggio, Galeria Borghese, Rome

Still life with peaches
Fig. 5
Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Musee de l'Orangerie, Paris

Still-life of peaches and grapes
Fig. 6
Willem Frederik van Royen, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England

Souvenir de Mauve
Fig. 7
"Souvenir de Mauve" Vincent van Gogh, Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo

Peaches
Fig. 8
Georg Flegel, Landesmuseum, Darmstadt

Girl with peaches
Fig. 9
"Girl with Peaches" Valentin Serov, State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow

A jar of peaches
Fig. 10
Claude Monet, New Masters Gallery, Dresden

Prunus persica (L.) Batsch [as Persica vulgaris Miller]
Fig. 11
Prunus persica (L.) Batsch [as Persica vulgaris Miller]

Prunus persica (L.) Batsch var. Braddick
Fig. 12
Prunus persica (L.) Batsch var. Braddick

Peach Blossoms
Fig. 13
"Peach Blossoms" by Winslow Homer, 1877



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Botanical Prints

Fig. 1 Immortal holding a peach. c.1368-1644. Illustration contributed by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, USA. commons.wikimedia.org. Web. 16 Apr. 2015.
Fig. 2 Vereist, Johannes. Jane Aynscombe holding a peach. c.1679-1730. Oil on canvas. commons.wikimedia.org. Web. 16 Apr. 2015.
Fig. 3 Huizong of Song, Emperor. Pigeon on a peach branch. 1108 or 1109 CE. HEIBONSHA Co., Tokyo, Japan. Mounted on hanging scroll, color on silk; private collection in Japan. commons.wikimedia.org. Web. 16 Apr. 2015.
Fig. 4 Caravaggio. Boy with a Basket of Fruit. c.1593. Galeria Borghese, Rome. Oil on canvas. commons.wikimedia.org. Web. 16 Apr. 2015.
Fig. 5 Renoir, Pierre-Auguste. Still-life with peaches. c.1880. Musee de l'Orangerie, Paris, France. Oil on canvas. wga.hu/index.html. Web. 16 Apr. 2015.
Fig. 6 Royen, Willem Frederik van. Still-Life of Peaches and Grapes. 1705. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, England. Oil on canvas. wga.hu/index.html. Web. 16 Apr. 2015.
Fig. 7 Gogh, Vincent van. Souvenir de Mauve, Pink peach Tree. 1888. Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo. Oil on canvas, Arles, France. wga.hu/index.html. Web. 16 Apr. 2015.
Fig. 8 Flegel, Georg. Peaches. c.1630. Landesmuseum, Darmstadt. Oil on wood. wga.hu/index.html. Web. 16 Apr. 2015.
Fig. 9 Serov, Valentin. Girl with Peaches. 1887. State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow. Oil on canvas. wga.hu/index.html. Web. 16 Apr. 2015.
Fig. 10 Monet, Claude. Jar of Peaches. c.1866.New Masters Gallery, Dresden. commons.wikimedia.org. Web. 16 Apr. 2015.
Fig. 11 Prunus persica (L.) Batsch [as Persica vulgaris Miller]. 1890. Illustration contributed by: Real Jardin Botanico, Madrid, Spain. Masclef, A., Atlas des plantes de France, vol. 2: t. 95. plantillustrations.org. Web. 16 Apr. 2015.
Fig. 12 Prunus persica (L.) Batschvar. Braddick. 1822. Illustration contributed by: Missouri Botanical Garden, Dr. Louis, U.S.A. Transactions of the royal horticultural society of London, vol. 2: t. 13. plantillustrations.org. Web. 16 Apr. 2015.
Homer, Winslow. Peach Blossoms. 1877. Oil on canvas. Art Institute of Chicago.  commons.wikimedia.org. Public Domain. Web. 9 Feb. 2017.

Published 16 Apr. 2015 LR. Last update 9 Feb. 2017 LR
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