John William Waterhouse (1849-1917) English Pre-Raphaelite painter.  Oil on canvas Plymouth Art Gallery, England: artuk.org/discover/artworks/hamadryad-148214/view_as/grid...  Hamadryads are tree nymphs of Greek mythology

John William Waterhouse (1849-1917) English Pre-Raphaelite painter. Oil on canvas Plymouth Art Gallery, England: artuk.org/discover/artworks/hamadryad-148214/view_as/grid... Hamadryads are tree nymphs of Greek mythology

Cave to Canvas, Sir Edward Poynter, The Cave of the Storm Nymphs,...

Cave to Canvas, Sir Edward Poynter, The Cave of the Storm Nymphs,...

water nymph with flowers in long hair and braids, pink and blue, mountains, lake

water nymph with flowers in long hair and braids, pink and blue, mountains, lake

love the colors and how the flowers are worked in, but Oda would have more forest elements so as not to be straight up nymph or fairie

love the colors and how the flowers are worked in, but Oda would have more forest elements so as not to be straight up nymph or fairie

John William Waterhouse: Hylas and the Nymphs (study 1) - 1896

John William Waterhouse: Hylas and the Nymphs (study 1) - 1896

Dryad - A Dryad is a tree nymph, or tree spirit, in Greek mythology. In Greek drys signifies "oak." Thus, dryads are specifically the nymphs of oak trees.

Dryad - A Dryad is a tree nymph, or tree spirit, in Greek mythology. In Greek drys signifies "oak." Thus, dryads are specifically the nymphs of oak trees.

A dryad is a tree nymph, that is a female spirit of a tree, in Greek mythology. In Greek drys signifies "oak". Thus dryads are specifically the nymphs of oak trees, though the term has come to be used for all tree nymphs in general. They were normally considered to be very shy creatures, except around the goddess Artemis, who was known to be a friend to most nymphs.

A dryad is a tree nymph, that is a female spirit of a tree, in Greek mythology. In Greek drys signifies "oak". Thus dryads are specifically the nymphs of oak trees, though the term has come to be used for all tree nymphs in general. They were normally considered to be very shy creatures, except around the goddess Artemis, who was known to be a friend to most nymphs.

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