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John William Waterhouse

 (1849 - 1917)
John William Waterhouse was active/lived in England, Italy.  John Waterhouse is known for pre-raphaelite female mythology figure painting.

John William Waterhouse

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John William Waterhouse was an English Pre-Raphaelite painter who is most famous for his depictions of female characters from Greek and Arthurian mythology.

Waterhouse was one of the final Pre-Raphaelite artists, being most productive in the latter decades of the 19th century and early decades of the 20th, long after the era of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood.  Because of this, he has been referred to as "the modern Pre-Raphaelite".  Also he incorporated techniques borrowed from the French Impressionists into his work.

Waterhouse was born in the city of Rome to the British painters William and Isabella Waterhouse in 1849, in the same year that the members of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, including D  ...  Displaying 750 of 6100 characters.

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About  John William Waterhouse

Born:  1849 - Rome, Italy
Died:   1917 - London, England
Known for:  pre-raphaelite female mythology figure painting