John William Waterhouse | the artist




The artist John William Waterhouse
Born Apr 6 1849, Rome, Italy.
Died Febr 10 1917 London, United Kingdom.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting,

Pre-Raphaelite Painter


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Works in the TATE Gallery
Waterhouse was born in Rome and studied at the Royal Academy Schools. He began as a painter of classical subjects but turned to literary themes in the 1880’s…
In Greek mythology, the unhappy nymph Echo was condemned to repeat the last words spoken to her. She fell in love with the beautiful youth Narcissus…


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