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Apollo and Daphne (Ovid)

The Apollo/Daphne story (he chases her, she’s not keen, she calls her father to help her, he turns her into a laurel tree) from Ovid is a big inspiration for renaissance and other artists...

The Master of the Judgement of Paris - The Metamorphosis of Daphne (Barber Institute) (c.1450)

Apollo and Daphne by Veronese (c.1560-65)

Carel van Mander (c.1588)

Daphne by Wilhelm List (1899)