Un commentaire sur le célèbre tableau Spring peint par Sir John Everett Milais.
[...] The blossoms of apple are perhaps symbolizing the youth is unfortunately, fragile and limited. The autumn give its place to spring, like the youth give its place to oldness, and then to death. The atmosphere remains anyway laid-back and the landscape is very realistic. We can think the aim of the painter was to denounce the transience of youth and to remember us the fact death is inevitable. He also wanted us to make the viewers aware of the temporality of beauty. [...]
[...] They look really relaxed. On the bottom right hand corner there's a girl who's lying in the grass, she's wearing a yellow-laced dress, she also seems to be undisturbed and cozy. On the bottom left hand corner, there are three young women, two of them are sitting in the grass, and one of them is standing and serving the tea. It must be the servant. The woman who's holding out her hand might be the oldest of all. She's got her hair put in a bun with some apple blooms. [...]
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