Spring is always the red tower of the May tree; alive, shaken with bees, smelling of honey; and the blood, a moving tree of May, (Judith Wright).
Its spring – sort of – in the Southern Hemisphere.
Today’s painting is Angelo Da Fonesca’s “Spring”. The girls in the painting wear cholis, reminiscent of the khaann patterns of Maharashtra, with flowing skirts and flowers in the hair. da Fonesca’s subject matter was universal but contained strong indigenous elements.