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The image is in portrait orientation and is centered on the page within a rectilinear border. The image printed in black. In the foreground, a woman [the nymph, Daphne] is kneeling on a bed of long plants and is looking over her shoulder to the right. Her body remains facing the left. She is next to a field of tall plants and shrubs full of leaves, likely laurel bushes. The woman’s arms and hands are held upwards around her eye-level and are reaching into the field. She is draped in a loose fabric, but her arms, neck, face, and feet are exposed. The sun is represented by a blank, circular space in the top right of the image. Sun rays are shining down onto the field and the woman, evident by the shadow on her face. According to the myth, the sun is the god Apollo.