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  • Erika Marie

    "Circe offers the cup to Ulysses" John William Waterhouse #preraphaelite #art #witchcraft

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    John William Waterhouse (1849 - 1917). Circe, offering the cup to Odysseus 1891 pre raphaelite

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    worldpaintings: John William Waterhouse Circe Offering the Cup to Ulysses, oil on canvas, 149 × 92 cm, Gallery Oldham, Oldham, UK. The painting depicts a scene from Greek mythology. The sorceress Circe, a minor goddess of magic, is offering Odysseus a cup containing a potion with which she seeks to bring him under her spell.

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