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Thursday, June 7, 2018
18C Allegories of SPRING - Love & a Child with a Bird Nest
1779 Spring Published by Carington Bowles after John Collet London
In this allegory of Spring, a man holds the hands of a bashful young woman. He points to two doves billing beside him, while a boy on the right plays with a bird's nest, and an old woman looks upset. The cat at the woman's side has his eyes on the tasty chicks in the bird nest.