Hylas and the Nymphs, John William Waterhouse, 1896. Photograph: Courtesy Manchester City Galleries

A man wearing a blue one shouldered robe with a red belt knees down at the edge of a pond. In the pond are 7 young topless women with long hair, up to their waists in the water. Among them are lily pads. One woman is holding the man’s arm and looking at him longingly.

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