This is the unnamed Greek Nymph that snatched Hylas. In short, the story is: "For Hylas, the child of Theiodamantos, and the lover/beloved of Herakles, having been sent off to fetch water was snatched by the nymphs because of his beauty." (Apollodorus). In Book One of the Argonautica, it is clarified that he walked off from the group hoping to get water to make a meal for his man. His man, of course, was Herakles. (Now, we should sidenote here that Herakles definitely liked a sexy youth or…
Ophelia by Sir John Everett Millais
Ophelia (detail), 1883, by Alexandre Cabanel (1823–1889). Oil on canvas | Private collection
Ophelia, by John William Waterhouse
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Jean Simmons as Ophelia on the set of Laurence Olivier's Hamlet (1948). Photo: Cecil Beaton.