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Herbert Draper | "Calypso's Isle"

Herbert Draper

“Calypso’s Isle” (English, 1863–1920) oil on canvas, 1897

Joseph M. W. Turner | "Ulysses deriding Polyphemus- Homer's Odyssey"

Joseph M. W. Turner

“Ulysses deriding Polyphemus- Homer’s Odyssey” (English, 1775-1851) oil on canvas, 1876

Gustave Moreau | "The Tatooed Salome"

Gustave Moreau

“The Tatooed Salome” (French, 1826-1898) oil on canvas, 1876

Elihu Vedder | "The Lair of the Sea Serpent"

Elihu Vedder

“The Lair of the Sea Serpent” (American, 1836-1923) oil on canvas, c. 1899

Hokusai Katsushika | "Mongaku in his Ascetic Life"

Hokusai Katsushika

“Mongaku in his Ascetic Life” (Japanese, 1760–1849) woodblock print on paper, c. 1830’s

John William Waterhouse | "Nymphs finding the head of Orpheus: a sketch of the nymph at the left"

John William Waterhouse

“Nymphs finding the head of Orpheus: a sketch of the nymph at the left” (English, 1849-1917) oil on canvas, 1900