Today we're celebrating spring with some of our favorite artists! Enjoy a selection of spring landscapes along with some lovely spring quotes...
Claude Monet, Le Printemps, 1886
The Fitzwilliam Museum
Henri-Edmond Cross, Cypress, April, 1904
"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"
Willard Metcalf, Spring in the Valley, 1924
The White House
John Henry Twachtman, Spring, 1899
Gustave Loiseau, Spring, 1906
“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.”
-- Hal Borland
Isaac Levitan, Spring in Italy, 1890
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
Janos Mattis-Teutsch, Early Spring, 1917
Guy Rose, Spring
“I want to do to you what spring does with the cherry trees.”
-- Pablo Neruda
Ferdinand Hodler, Cherry Tree in Bloom, 1905
Vincent van Gogh, Orchard in Blossom, 1888
“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.”
-- Rainer Maria Rilke
Maurice Prendergast, Spring Promenade, 1911
Williams College Museum of Art