The Limbourg Brothers (Herman, Paul and Johan)
Tres Riches Heures du duc de Berry: April (circa 1412-1416)
Sandro Botticelli Primavera (1482)
Pieter Breughel the Younger (1564-1638)
The Four Seasons: Spring
Vincent van Gogh
The Pink Peach Tree (1888)
These will be old friends to many of you, but I'd like to add one more that was a) new to me and b) still sneaks in under the "historical" wire, by the Polish artist Leon Wyczolkowski -
If you have a favourite historical painting of spring which you would like to add to the gallery, pop a link to it into the comments below.
Joan Lennon's website.
Joan Lennon's blog.