John William Waterhouse
|art by John William Waterhouse
1849 - 1917
-Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and Academic Classicism
-John William Waterhouse was a British artist associated with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and Academic Classicism. He was known for his mythological and literary-themed paintings, often depicting scenes from classical mythology and literature. Waterhouse's art is characterized by its meticulous attention to detail, rich color palette, and a romanticized interpretation of classical subjects. His works often evoke a sense of beauty and mystery.