Ulysses in the act of swinging an axe to chop down a tree to left, while Calypso turns away to right, head bowed, wiping her eyes with left hand, holding a fold of her cloak in right on a sea-shore; after Kauffman; scratched-letter proof before title.  1776  Mezzotint

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1868,1212.7

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Ulysses in the act of swinging an axe to chop down a tree to left, while Calypso turns away to right, head bowed, wiping her eyes with left hand, holding a fold of her cloak in right on a sea-shore; after Kauffman; scratched-letter proof before title. 1776 Mezzotint

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