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The Splendor of Spring

“You can cut all the flowers but you cannot keep Spring from coming.” ―Pablo Neruda


The Splendor of Spring

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Claude Monet (French, 1840–1926). Rapids on the Petite Creuse at Fresselines, 1889. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Miss Adelaide Milton de Groot (1876–1967), 1967 (67.187.88) #spring

Claude Monet | Rapids on the Petite Creuse at Fresselines

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Wine Drinking in a Spring Garden, ca. 1430. Iran, possibly Tabriz. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Cora Timken Burnett Collection of Persian Miniatures and Other Persian Art Objects, Bequest of Cora Timken Burnett, 1956 (57.51.24) #spring

Wine Drinking in a Spring Garden | Islamic

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Louis Félix de La Rue (French, 1731–1765). Spring. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund, 1953 (53.600.1079(13)) #spring

Louis Félix de La Rue | Spring

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Henry Ward Ranger (American, 1858–1916). Spring Woods, ca. 1895–1900. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of George A. Hearn, 1906 (06.1293) #spring

Henry Ward Ranger | Spring Woods

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Vase with Peaches and Pomegranates. Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong mark and period (1736–95). 18th century. China. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Mr. and Mrs. Isaac D. Fletcher Collection, Bequest of Isaac D. Fletcher, 1917 (17.120.194) #spring

Vase with Peaches and Pomegranates | China | Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong mark and period (1736–95)

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Chen Hongshou (Chinese, 1599–1652). Landscapes, Figures, and Flowers, dated 1618–1622. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Friends of Far Eastern Art Gifts, 1985 (1985.121a–l) #spring

Chen Hongshou | Landscapes, Figures, and Flowers | China | Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

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House of Lanvin (French, founded 1889). Picture hat, ca. 1985. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of the Brooklyn Museum, 2009; Gift of Lady Emilia Dreher Armstrong, 1991 (2009.300.2246a, b) #spring

House of Lanvin | Picture hat

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Arthur B. Davies (American, 1862–1928). Spring. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of A. W. Bahr, 1958 (58.21.24) #spring

Arthur B. Davies | Spring

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Anonymous, French, 19th century. Girl with a Flower Pot. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Rogers Fund, 1911 (11.66.16) #spring

Anonymous, French, 19th century | Girl with a Flower Pot

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A Grasshopper and a Bee. Anonymous, Dutch, 17th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Catherine G. Curran, 2008 (2008.425) #spring

Anonymous, Dutch, 17th century | A Grasshopper and a Bee

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Kubo Shunman (Japanese, 1757–1820). Japanese White-eyes on a Branch of Peach Tree,” from the Series An Array of Birds (Tori awase), from Spring Rain Surimono Album (Harusame surimono-jō, vol. 3), ca. 1805–10. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (JP2293) #spring

Charles Jacque (French, 1813–1894). Springtime. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Lillian S. Timken, 1959 (60.71.10) #spring

Berthe Morisot (French, 1841–1895). Young Woman Seated on a Sofa, ca. 1879. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Partial and Promised Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Dillon, 1992 (1992.103.2) #spring

Vincent van Gogh (Dutch,1853–1890). Irises, 1890. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Adele R. Levy, 1958 (58.187) #spring

Vincent van Gogh | Irises

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    Shelby Morgan

    One of my favorite paintings that have me comfort during a friends difficult time.

Anne Vallayer-Coster (French, 1744–1818). Vase of Flowers and Conch Shell, 1780. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906 (07.225.504) #spring

Anne Vallayer-Coster | Vase of Flowers and Conch Shell

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Attributed to Michel Bruno Bellengé (French, 1726–1793). Vase of Flowers in a Niche.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1906 (07.225.461) #spring

Attributed to Michel Bruno Bellengé | Vase of Flowers in a Niche

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Margareta Haverman (Dutch, active by 1716–1722 or later). A Vase of Flowers, 1716. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, 1871 (71.6) #spring

Margareta Haverman | A Vase of Flowers

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Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868). Sotoori-hime (early 5th century), One of the Three Gods of Poetry From the Spring Rain Collection (Harusame shū), vol. 1, ca. 1820s. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (JP1904) #spring

Yashima Gakutei | Sotoori-hime (early 5th century), One of the Three Gods of Poetry From the Spring Rain Collection (Harusame shū), vol. 1 | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868)

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Odilon Redon (French, 1840–1916). Bouquet in a Chinese Vase, ca. 1912–14.The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Mr. and Mrs. Henry Ittleson Jr. Purchase Fund, 1964 (64.266) #spring

Odilon Redon | Bouquet in a Chinese Vase

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Torii Kiyotsune (Japanese, active ca. 1757–1779). The Actor Iwai Hanshirō IV as Sakura Hime, the Cherry Princess, 1767. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Harris Brisbane Dick Fund and Rogers Fund, 1949 (JP3096) #spring #asianart100

Torii Kiyotsune | The Actor Iwai Hanshirō IV as Sakura Hime, the Cherry Princess | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868)

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Tang Yin (Chinese, 1470–1524). Bamboo in a Spring Thunderstorm. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Edward Elliott Family Collection, Douglas Dillon Gift, 1988 (1988.394.1) #spring #AsianArt100

Tang Yin | Bamboo in a Spring Thunderstorm | China | Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

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After Chen Chun (Chinese, 1483–1544). Garden Flowers, dated 1540. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of Douglas Dillon, 1986 (1986.266.1a–u) #spring #AsianArt100

After Chen Chun | Garden Flowers | China | Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

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Thomas Doughty (American, 1793–1856). Spring Landscape, ca. 1853–56. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of George F. Shelton and Mrs. F. H. Markoe, in memory of their father, Theodore B. Shelton, 1917 (17.66) #spring

Thomas Doughty | Spring Landscape

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Kubo Shunman (Japanese, 1757–1820). Spring Rain Collection (Harusame shū), vol. 1: “Offering Incense to the Deity of the Stone” (Yōgōishi), from the series History of Kamakura (Kamakura shi), early to mid-1810s. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929 (JP2035) #spring #AsianArt100

Kubo Shunman | Spring Rain Collection (Harusame shū), vol. 1: “Offering Incense to the Deity of the Stone” (Yōgōishi), from the series History of Kamakura (Kamakura shi) | Japan | Edo period (1615–1868)

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Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890). Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase, 1890. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg Collection, Gift of Walter H. and Leonore Annenberg, 1993, Bequest of Walter H. Annenberg, 2002 (1993.400.4) #spring

Vincent van Gogh | Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase

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