Kore as Nymph

Paul Hermann Wagner, Forest Nymph Date 1870. US Public Domain via Wikimedia
Paul Hermann Wagner, Forest Nymph Date 1870. US Public Domain via Wikimedia

The kore is the personification of feminine innocence. Carl Jung tells us that at times the kore may appear as nymph (CW 9i, para. 311). In the above painting, we see the kore as forest nymph.

Reference:

  1. The Archetypes and The Collective Unconscious (Collected Works of C.G. Jung Vol.9 Part 1)

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