First of May

Oil on Canvas

36″ x 16″

by Susan Neilson

Lily of the Valley

The delicate May Lily, symbolizes a return to happiness and good luck in love. The classic “Diorissimo” perfume, first made in 1956 by Edmond Roudnitska, featured the fragrance of lily of the valley. It was Christian Dior’s favourite flower.

Lily of the Valley are given as a gift to someone you love on the first of May.

© 2006 - 2019 Susan Burnham Neilson