Daily art story: Spring in art – our favorite spring landscapes

Today we're celebrating spring with some of our favorite artists! Enjoy a selection of spring landscapes along with some lovely spring quotes...

Monet
Claude Monet, Le Printemps, 1886
The Fitzwilliam Museum

Cross
Henri-Edmond Cross, Cypress, April, 1904
Private Collection

"Oh, Spring is surely coming,
Her couriers fill the air;
Each morn are new arrivals,
Each night her ways prepare;
I scent her fragrant garments,
Her foot is on the stair."
-- John Burroughs, "A March Glee"

Metcalf
Willard Metcalf, Spring in the Valley, 1924
The White House

John Henry Twachtman
John Henry Twachtman, Spring, 1899
Private Collection


Loiseau
Gustave Loiseau, Spring, 1906
Private Collection

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.”
-- Hal Borland

Levitan
Isaac Levitan, Spring in Italy, 1890

Sisley
Alfred Sisley, Orchard in Spring, 1889

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome."
-- Anne Bradstreet

early-spring-1917
Janos Mattis-Teutsch, Early Spring, 1917

Rose
Guy Rose, Spring

“I want to do to you what spring does with the cherry trees.”
-- Pablo Neruda

Hodler
Ferdinand Hodler, Cherry Tree in Bloom, 1905
Private Collection


Van Gogh
Vincent van Gogh, Orchard in Blossom, 1888
Private Collection

“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”
-- Rainer Maria Rilke

Prendergast
Maurice Prendergast, Spring Promenade, 1911
Williams College Museum of Art


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