Violet carrots

Violet carrots

Daucus carota
Purple carrots ? the carrot would come from Afghanistan originally purple, sometimes yellow. They were introduced in Europe to the 12th century and it knows varieties to flesh or skin white, yellow, red, green, purple and black, but not carrots oranges; the yellow carrot eventually taking the top around the XVI century, until appear, to the Netherlands at the beginning of the seventeenth century, the first orange carrots. We had therefore simply forgotten the original colors of the carrot !
This print is created in an art workshop, signed, numbered and limited to 150 prints, from an original botanical watercolor.

9,4 x 11,8 in - 24 x 30 cm

50 € TTC
11,8 x 15,7 in - 30 x 40 cm

80 € TTC

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