Claude Monet loved nature — and what better time to enjoy it than its reawakening after a long, cold winter.

He loved to paint “en plein air” — outdoors in the open air — enjoying the fresh light and colors of spring, with the scent of blossoms drifting on the spring breeze.

Here are 10 paintings by Monet that feature “spring” in the title.

Hope they put a spring in your step today!

An Orchard in Spring, 1886
Springtime in Giverny
Springtime, 1886
The Spring in Argentuil, 1872
Springtime, 1872
The Mount Riboudet in Rouen at Spring, 1872
Springtime at Giverny, 1886
Spring by the Seine, 1875
The Spring at Vetheuil, 1881
Spring Landscape, 1894

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