Vitis rotundifolia | Ava Senese

Posted on 17 August 2022


Vitis rotundifolia Muscadine grapevine Greek myth Hamadryad Dryad nymph Ampelos hylophilia Ava Senese nude muse by Allio

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Vitis rotundifolia
  | Ampelos omaggio

Greek mythology c.2nd century: Ampelos – the Hamadryad Dryad nymph of the grapevine
Vitis rotundifolia: Muscadine grapevine

visual symbolism *
nudity: natural purity innocence
grapevine: abundance fertility prosperity
hylophilia: extreme affinity for vines

Ava Senese
nude muse
fishpond studios – Upstate South Carolina USA
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