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Perspectives on coffee culture: Arcimboldo’s bean

Insight into the early spread of coffee culture is hampered due to limited sources and uncertainty if they refer to coffea, or another plant. A playful source for debate in coffeaology (the study of coffea) is Arcimboldo’s 1590 masterpiece: Vertumnus(1). The earliest ‘western’ depictions o...

By Freda N. Gonot-Schoupinsky