"Summer is Incumen In" (also known as "Summer Has Come In") (1902) (detail) by Herbert Arnould Olivier (1861-1952).
2014年7月6日 神戸市立森林植物園 神戸市北区
Details of paintings of flower vases I saw at the Louvre. (click on each to enlarge and see the wonderful details)
Yili Apricot Valley, China. Every year, these rolling hills in Xinjiang explode into a puffy sea of pink and white. As the largest groves of apricots in the region, this flowering signifies the beginning of the fruiting season, while also transforming the landscape into something other-worldly.