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Primavera

Posted in Jacob de Wit, James Tissot, Primavera on March 19, 2011 by babylonbaroque

In anticipation of tomorrow being  the first day of Spring, I thought a few images of hope would be appreciated by those still tormented by the last vestiges of winter.


Spring Morning

James Tissot

1875

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Spring

poster by Sumner

1893

Victoria & Albert

 

Still Life with Pansies

Henri Fantin-Latour

1874

Metropolitan Museum of Art

 

Allegory of the Four Seasons-Spring

Jacob de Wit

1751-52

Spring

Rosalba A Carriera

1725

Wishing all a happy Vernal Equinox.

For my friends back home ( or any other civilized climate) please make sure to note the delicate beauty of the Spring ephemerals, I miss them terribly in this God-forsaken desert wasteland.

Trillium grandiflorum

Good night from Babylon