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Daphne

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Image of Daphne
  • Image of Daphne
  • Image of Daphne
  • Image of Daphne

"As soon as she is finished with her prayer,
a heavy numbness grips her limbs; thin bark
begins to gird her tender frame, her hair
is changed to leaves, her arms to boughs; her feet-
so keen to race before - are now held fast
by sluggish roots; the girl's head vanishes, becoming a treetop. All that is left
of Daphne is her radiance."
-from 'The Metamorphoses of Ovid,' translated by Allen Mandelbaum

Print specifications:
13 x 15 in. (includes border)
hand-printed woodcut relief print on Canson Edition paper, in an edition of 10 prints