Looking back my older posts I’ve just chosen this one to copy as a first post for 2013-I hope you’ll enjoy it!
Albrecht Durer-Violet bouquet (watercolor, 15-th century)
Edouard Manet-Bouquet of violets (Oil on canvas 1872)
Common violet , tiny beauty,hides in semi shades of forest edges. Sweet scent betrays easily overseen plant. Modest in nature this flower entered world art galleries ,literature and music,biggest artists love her since ewer, perhaps for it is plant from everyday life with smell from heaven?
Listening to the music,would you treat yourself with something special? My favourites are violet pastilles from Flavigny. I love their violet flower, and the decorated oval box makes me remember the summer far ago, when I got a tiny box of violet pastilles from my mother.Since then for me this little pastilles bear memories of almost forgotten summers when eating violet candies we tried to imagine what would the coming summers look like…..