Daphne

Ossip Zadkine (1888-1967)
1953
70 x 45 cm
Tusche auf Papier

Daphne was a Naiad nymph of the river Peneios in Thessalia or the Ladon of Arkadia. She was loved by the god Apollon who pursued her until she grew exhausted, cried out to Gaia for help and was transformed into a laurel tree.