Using peach and eggplant emojis as shorthand for sex may seem like a new thing, but Renaissance painters were experts at using produce to imply intercourse.
Rumor had it that these machines were once the Prince’s servants, whom he murdered and transformed into anatomical displays. Scholars showed otherwise.
Lifecasting was the renaissance art of making sculptures using molds taken from real-life plants and animals.
Despite the twelve volume herbarium she created, this seventeenth-century scientist earned little recognition.