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Heralds of spring

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Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
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Published Date:
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:30:45 +0000
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blossom
calendar
flowers
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March
spring
trees
Description:
Ragged, curvy and relentless, the pussy willow catkins in this print are symbolic of the battle for spring that marks the month of March.  Designed by Theodor van Hoytema (Dutch, 1863-1917) for a 1911 calendar, one can understand the month it represents even without translating the Dutch word at the top: “Maart” or March.  Known...
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Design
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