The Unwelcome Companion: A Street Scene in Cairo, A Sick Child brought into the Temple of Aesculapius, The Remorse of the Emperor Nero after the Murder of his Mother, Gathering Summer Flowers in a Devonshire Garden, Phyllis, younger daughter of E A Waterlow, Esq, Psyche Opening the Door into Cupid's Garden, City of Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums Collection, I am Half-Sick of Shadows, said the Lady of Shalott, I Am Half-Sick of Shadows, Said the Lady of Shalott, Galleria Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples, Still life paintings from the Netherlands, 1550-1720, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_paintings_by_John_William_Waterhouse&oldid=987663583, Articles with dead external links from January 2018, Articles with permanently dead external links, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 8 November 2020, at 14:07. By this point he was prominent enough to make use of larger galleries to display these ever-increasing artworks. The Estate of John William Waterhouse and their presence hold all necessary copyrights and licences for all of his paintings and other works. This prestigious occassion is still a much loved event in the international art calendar and continues to give young artists the chance to showcase their work. Waterhouse would use professional models for much of his portraiture work, particularly later on as his career had built momentum. John William Waterhouse was born in Rome, and was always known by his family, and personal friends as Nino, the diminutive of the Italian Giovanino. The Unwelcome Companion (A Street Scene in Cairo) John William Waterhouse • 1872 Gone, But Not Forgotten John William Waterhouse • 1873 Sleep and His Half Brother Death John William Waterhouse • … John William Waterhouse RA (6 April 1849 – 10 February 1917) was an English painter known for working first in the Academic style and for then embracing the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood's style and subject matter. All Rights Reserved, I Am Half-Sick of Shadows, said the Lady of Shalott, The Unwelcome Companion - A Street Scene in Cairo, A Sick Child Brought into the Temple of Aesculapius, The Remorse of the Emperor Nero after the Murder of his Mother. Later he would specialise in oils, with occasional watercolours. His artworks were known for their depictions of women from both ancient Greek mythology and Arthurian legend. List of paintings by John William Waterhouse. He worked several decades after the breakup of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, which had seen its heyday in the mid-nineteenth century, leading him to have gained the moniker of "the modern Pre-Raphaelite". John William Waterhouse was a British painter and that embraced the legacy of the Pre-Raphaelites John Everett Millais and Dante Gabriel Rossetti. The Unwelcome Companion (A Street Scene in Cairo) John William Waterhouse • 1872 Gone, But Not Forgotten John William Waterhouse • 1873 Sleep and His Half Brother Death John William Waterhouse … This is a list of the paintings by the British Pre-Raphaelite artist John William Waterhouse. Gardens and other scenes decorated with flowers featured heavily and the women would be adjoined with items of symbolism, sometimes from ancient mythology, other times from more recent British poetry. © www.John-William-Waterhouse.com 2019. His artworks were known for their depictions of women from both ancient Greek mythology and Arthurian legend. Artworks such as Lady of Shalott have established themselves at the pinnacle of British art of the 19th century. It was only later that his work started to feel particularly English in the way he used his models, the ones that he used and also the settings in which he placed them. Today Waterhouse is among the most popular of all the artists on the ARC web site. Ophelia, of whom he produced several different depictions, is a good example of this, with the topic earlier covered by many members of the Brotherhood, most famously Millais. Waterhouse was proficient in both oils and watercolour, though his best known work was in the former. He re-used his favourites, just as Mucha had with Sarah Bernhardt and John Everett Millais with Elizabeth Siddal. Jump to navigation Jump to search. Sculpture and painting inspiration came from helping out in the family studio.