Apothecary with Garlic oil painting - Annie Domini

Apothecary with Garlic

This painting is sold, but you can commission a similar one. 

Pliny the Elder of Rome considered garlic a universal remedy. He wrote that the Egyptians used to take an oath by mentioning the plant, considering it a miraculous plant. The Ancient Greeks also valued garlic although those who had eaten garlic were forbidden entry into the temples. 

Oil on canvas, 20.30 x 20.30 cm. 

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