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John William Waterhouse - Echo and NarcissusEcho and NarcissusJohn William Waterhouse

Dating back to 1903, John William’s Waterhouse’s painting “Echo and Narcissus” is an illustration based on the epic poem “Metamorphoses” as authored by Ovid. As a painter from England, his styles are often reminiscent of an era before Raphael’s influence came into prominence. However, if one were to...

Walker Art Gallery (Liverpool, United Kingdom)
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John William Waterhouse - Flora and the ZephyrsFlora and the ZephyrsJohn William Waterhouse

Flora and the Zephyrs (1897) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. Flora was the Roman goddess of flowering plants. The Zephyr was the wind from the West. Zephyrus was the god of the West Wind, and dwelt with his brother wind, Boreas, in a palace in Thrace...

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Francisco De Goya - Saturn Devouring His SonSaturn Devouring His SonFrancisco De Goya

Spain’s pioneering painter Francisco Goya y Lucientes was considered a great successor to the Spanish Baroque Painting masters, namely painters like El Greco, Velazquez, and Jusepe Ribera. His career spanned between 1785 and 1820. “Saturn Devouring his Son” was a part of the “Black Paintings” series...

Museo del Prado (Madrid, Spain)
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John William Waterhouse - AriadneAriadneJohn William Waterhouse

Ariadne (1898) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. 'Whan Adryane his wif aslepe was For that hire syster fayrer was than she, He taketh hire in his hond and forth goth he To shipe, and as a traytour stal his wey, Whil that this Adryane aslepe lay.' Geof...

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John William Waterhouse - Ulysses and the SirensUlysses and the SirensJohn William Waterhouse

Ulysses and the Sirens (1891) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. A siren in Greek mythology was a creature half bird and half woman who lured sailors to destruction by the sweetness of her song. According to Homer there were two Sirens on an island in t...

National Gallery of Victoria (Melbourne, Australia)
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Eugène Delacroix - The Massacre at ChiosThe Massacre at ChiosEugène Delacroix

The Massacre at Chios is one of the major oil painting by the French artist Eugène Delacroix. The work is more than thirteen feet high, and shows some of the horror of the wartime destruction visited on the Island of Chios. A frieze-like display of suffering characters, military might, ornate and co...