Wednesday, April 6, 2016

1404 Allegories of Spring -Gardeners Planting a Garden


The Four Seasons - Lente (Spring) From a series of 4 plates (Hollstein 1404-1407) plates originally published by Assuerus van Londerseel. In this garden, a gentlelady and a couple oversee the work of the male & female gardeners.  The garden has a fence surrounding raised geometric beds.  The men seem to be digging & raking to prepare the beds, while the women seem to be planting. The workers have returned the pots to the garden, as the weather warms. 



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