Monday, April 4, 2016

18C Personifications of Spring - Fashion-Forward Maidens

1748 Spring Charles Corbutt After Robert Pyle Published by Robert Sayer London

Here Spring is depicted as a fashionably-dressed young woman standing on a garden terrace arranging a trailing plant around the plinth of an urn with a basket of flowers on the plinth. Here also is the bird visiting its nest in a tree behind to left.