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Miracles, magic and the power of prophecy are common themes in Waterhouse's art. More specifically, the notion of woman as enchantress is one that recurs in images such as 'Circe Offering the Cup to Ulysees' (1891, Oldham Art Gallery) and 'Hylas and the Nymphs' (1896, Manchester City Art Gallery). His oeuvre also includes a number of middle-eastern subjects, in which he drew on the work of contemporary artists such as J.
Oil on canvas
H 182.9 x W 127 cm
Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1886