This morning by the river Arno I saw the season's first butterfly:
small and pale yellow, visiting the hidden pleasures of a bright yellow flower.
Such a delightful and comforting encounter!
Metamorphosis by Kayama Matazo, 1979
Paolo Garretto, cover of the Italian magazine Natura, 1932,
thanks to the ever surprising A Journey Round My Skull
Eiffel Tower by Peter Blake
poster by Lora Lamm for the Italian department store La Rinascente, 1960s,
thanks to vintage graphic design heaven thisisdisplay.org
Illustration from Grandmother Lucy goes for a picnic by Frank Francis, 1970,
thanks to flamenconut's Tasty Morsels
Illustration from Attic of the wind by Ati Forberg, 1966,
thanks to letslookupandsmile's Children's book illustration set