Top Ten Paintings by John William Waterhouse

Top Ten Paintings by John William Waterhouse

       John William Waterhouse was born in Rome on April 6, 1849 to the painters William and Isabela Waterhouse, but when he was five the family moved to South Kensington, near the newly founded Victoria and Albert Museum. He studied painting under his father before entering the Royal Academy schools in 1870. His early works were of classical themes in the spirit of Alma-Tadema and Frederic Leighton, and were exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Society of British Artists and the Dudley Gallery.

  1. Circe Invidiosa (1892)

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  2. Miranda, The Tempest (1916)

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  3. Boreas (1902)

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  4. Echo and Narcissus (1903)

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  5. Ophelia (1910)

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  6. Hylas and the Nymphs (1896)

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  7. Cleopatra (1888)

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  8. The Lady of Shalott (1888)

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  9. Windswept (1902)

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  10. Saint Cecilia (1895)

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  11. Saint Eulalia (1885)

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  12. Flora (1890)

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  13. The Remorse of Nero after the Murder of his Mother (1878)

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  14. The Danaides (1906)

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  15. The Naiad (1893)

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  16. A Mermaid (1900)

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  17. A Grecian Flower Market (1880)

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