Spring into our collections

For centuries, artists and designers have been inspired by the natural world, from wildlife and plants to the changing seasons. Spring's fresh beauty and promise of new beginnings, is the most captivating of all. Its influence can be seen across the arts, from Renaissance craftsmen to botanical artists and designers of the Arts and Crafts movement.

Celebrate spring through some of its most evocative depictions in our collections.

  

Spring flora

Spring blossom

" Wherever nature works there will be beauty."
- William Morris

Spring fauna

Spring insects