Image: Glasgow Museums Resource Centre.
Like the oreads, the dryads were a set of female deities from Greek myth – nymphs who inhabited oak trees, and who were traditionally shy and retiring, except when in the presence of their patron, the hunter-goddess Artemis.
- Date: 1928 or earlier (exhibited 1928).
- Medium: oil on canvas.
- Dimensions: 292 x 330 mm (0.10 m²), unframed.
- History: painted c.1927-1928; exhibited at the Royal Academy in London in 1928 (no. 496); 1940, bequeathed to Glasgow Museums by Mrs A. J. MacLaren, ID number 2186.
- Location: Glasgow Museums Resource Centre.