Self portrait - John William Waterhouse
Portrait

John William Waterhouse (April 6, 1849 - February 10, 1917) Painter of classical, historical, and literary subjects. John William Waterhouse was born in 1849 in Rome, where his father worked as a painter. He was referred to as "Nino" throughout his life. In the 1850s the family returned to England.

Before entering the Royal Academy schools in 1870, Waterhouse assisted his father in his studio. His early works were of classical themes in the spirit of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema and Frederic Leighton, and were exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Society of British Artists and the Dudley Gallery. In the late 1870s and the 1880s, Waterhouse made several trips to Italy, where he painted genre scenes.



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La Fileuse - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
La Fileuse
The Missal  1902 - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
The Missal 1902
Arranging Flowers - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
Arranging Flowers
A Flower Market, Old Rome 1886 - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
A Flower Market, Old Rome 1886
The Annunciation  1914 - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
The Annunciation 1914
The Love Philtre - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
The Love Philtre
Flower Stall - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
Flower Stall
The Toilet - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
The Toilet
Sketch of Circe - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
Sketch of Circe
A Byway Ancient Rome 1884,  also known as Winding the... - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
A Byway Ancient Rome 1884, also known as Winding the...
La Belle Dame Sans Merci study  1893 - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
La Belle Dame Sans Merci study 1893
Head of a Girl - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
Head of a Girl

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