Friday, March 17, 2017

1799 Female Personification of Spring - Flora the Goddess of Flowers

Elisabeth Louise Vigee-Le Brun-French, 1755 - 1842 - Princess Galitzine as Eudocia Ivanovna Flora 1799 Painted with Post-Revolution Flowers & a Basket on her head rather than a royal crown.

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.