One of the finest and most popular of British Victorian-era painters, John William Waterhouse (1849-1917) effectively combined classical mythology and European legend in his many works. His dramatic portraits of wistful, long-haired maidens have become icons of femininity, captivating viewers with th... read more
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One of the finest and most popular of British Victorian-era painters, John William Waterhouse (1849-1917) effectively combined classical mythology and European legend in his many works. His dramatic portraits of wistful, long-haired maidens have become icons of femininity, captivating viewers with their extraordinary sense of drama and meticulous detail. Twenty-four of his finest paintings appear here in card format, among them The Lady of Shalott, The Soul of the Rose, and La Belle Dame Sans Merci.
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