Artist Karen Swenholt

Father, Is This How You Answered My Prayer? (Daphne)

Year: 2021
Medium: Terracotta,water-based wet&dry pigments and wax finish patinas
Dimensions: 14.4H x 5.5W x 6D in
Original Artwork Price: $5,800

Artist Note

"Daphne was daughter of a river god. She attracted the amorous attentions of Apollo. When he began to chase her, she ran, appealing to her father for help. He responded by turning her into a Laurel tree from which Apollo made a wreath. The title expresses her dismay at how her prayer was answered."