Female personification of spring, seated, garlands of flowers on head and body, holding bunch of flowers, one hand on infant similarly draped in flowers; large vase with flowers on wall to right; a garden fountain. Unknown artist. Sold by P Van Somer, 1674-1694 London.
This year Spring begins in the Northern Hemisphere on March 20th. Spring & "springtime" refer to the ecological, environmental season, and also to ideas of rebirth, rejuvenation, renewal, resurrection & regrowth.