Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.
Any leaves today? Not really. I just liked the quote and I'm looking forward to autumn. We do have some flowers, though. Jan van Kessell the Elder (1626-1679) for Art Thursday. I appreciate his humor and style.
Autograph, made with insects and caterpillars
by Jan van Kessel the Elder
Stilleven met druiven en ander fruit op een schotel etc
Atelier van Jan van Kessel de Oude
A Dragon-fly, two Moths, a Spider and some Beetles, with wild Strawberries
by Jan van Kessel
Schelpen, vlinders, bloemen
Jan van Kessel de Oude
You can also find his Masks made with Seashells here.