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Daphne ~ Pencil, ink, and charcoal, 150 mm square

For the 2017 Month of Love challenge, ‘Metamorphoses’

In Greek mythology, Daphne, a naiad, was transformed into a laurel tree after begging for help from her father, the river god Peneus (or from Gaia in some versions) in order to escape Apollo’s amorous advances.

 

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