John William Waterhouse ~ Circe Invidiosa 1892 ✿

John William Waterhouse ~ Circe Invidiosa, 1892 detail
Image of Circe, a figure from Greek mythology, who appears in Homer's Odyssey. This painting shows a scene not from the Odyssey, but from Ovid's Metamorphoses. A jealous Circe throws a magic potion into the well, where her rival in love Scylla is going to bathe.

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