Tuesday, April 5, 2016
18C Personifications of Spring - Fashion-Forward Maidens
1774 Spring print Anonymous artist painted in the style of Italian artist Rosalba Carriera 1675-1757 Published by Sayer & Bennett 1774-1784 in London
This young woman portraying Spring is shown wearing flowers in her hair, pearl earrings and bracelets. She is dressed in a loose gown which slips from her shoulder and a cloak, and she is holding up a bunch of flowers in her left hand.