Michael Marder, “Cornucopia,” first appeared in The Philosopher’s Plant, a Los Angeles Review of Books channel. Printed with permission from the author. Copyright 2017 by Michael Marder. 

 Peter Paul Rubens,  Abundantia.  (c. 1630) Oil on canvas. 25.1 x 18 inches. 

Peter Paul Rubens, Abundantia. (c. 1630) Oil on canvas. 25.1 x 18 inches.