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"The Sorrow of Telemachus", 1782 Angelica Kauffmann (1741-1807) Alte Pinacotheca, Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Painted for Count Horatio Gaetani of Rome, the scene depicts Telemachus and Mentor being welcomed by Calypso. Telemachus feels sorrow induced by songs about the absence of his father Odysseus, and Calypso motions to her Nymphs to become silent.

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