Odysseus on the Island of the Phaecians

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Odysseus on the island of the Phaecians is a landscape painting by Peter Paul Rubens, dating to around 1630-1635. Its subject is Odysseus in Phaecia. It is now in the Galleria Palatina in Florence.


The work was first recorded in 1677 in the duke of Richelieu's collection as a view of the city of Cadiz. It passed from there into the Habsburg collection and arrived in Florence in 1765. It was taken to Paris by the French between March and April 1799 and remained in France until 1815.

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