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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Head of a Girl - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
Head of a Girl
Ophelia2 - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
Ophelia2
Vanity  1910 - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
Vanity 1910
My Sweet Rose - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
My Sweet Rose
Jason and Medea (1907 - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
Jason and Medea (1907
A Roman Offering  1890 - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
A Roman Offering 1890
Donce Far Niente - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
Donce Far Niente
Scene at Pompeii  1877 - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
Scene at Pompeii 1877
Maidens picking Flowers by a Stream [Study] - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
Maidens picking Flowers by a Stream [Study]
The Shrine  1895 - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
The Shrine 1895
Study for The Lady Clare I - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
Study for The Lady Clare I
Study for La Belle Dame Sans Merci - John William Waterhouse - www.johnwilliamwaterhouse.net
Study for La Belle Dame Sans Merci

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