MAURER, Hubert
(b. 1738, Röttchen, d. 1818, Wien)

Odysseus with Circe

Oil on canvas, 107 x 54 cm
Akademie der bildenden Künste, Vienna

Hubert Maurer was an Austrian painter, who was one of the first Academy artists awarded a scholarship to Rome. He became professor in 1785 at the school which offered elementary drawing tuition at the School of Painters in Vienna.

The painter submitted Odysseus and Circe for the Vienna Academy in 1785 as a reception piece.