Sunday, December 26, 2010

some of my favourite works by John William Waterhouse

John William Waterhouse: (1849-1917) Pre-Raphaelite painter particularly known for his depiction of classical subjects and of characters and themes from classical literature and poetry, particularly from the works of Dante Alighieri, Tennyson, and Shakespeare. Click on the pics for a nice large viewing
the Lady of Shalott
Mermaid

Emperor Honorius and his favourites

Ulysses and the Sirens

Juliet

Orphelia

Miranda and the tempest

Thisbe

Diogenes


Jason and Medea