Imagine that view the paintings of XVI-XVII centuries in the Museum. You go around the room, filled with realistic paintings of still life: hunting trophies, jugs of wine, dishes of fruit. With ducks and partridges seems to be all right, but looking at the fruits and vegetables, the attentive visitor can wary — they often “any not such”. And it’s true: since the writing of these pictures look familiar to us pumpkins, melons and watermelons has changed, often radically. Over these products have worked selection.