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The 1000++ Artworks of topic Myths and containing the word john william waterhouse, oil, pre, raphaelites, animals, myths, nudes, 1900



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John William Waterhouse - Hylas and the nymphsHylas and the nymphsJohn William Waterhouse

Hylas and the nymphs (1896) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. When the ship of the Argonauts reached the island of Cios, Hylas, the young and handsome companion of Hercules, was sent ashore in search of water. He discovered a fountain, but the nymphs o...

Manchester Art Gallery (Manchester, United Kingdom)
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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 - 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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Pierre-Auguste Renoir - The Great Bathers (The Nymphs)The Great Bathers (The Nymphs)Pierre-Auguste Renoir

The Bathers (French: Les Baigneuses) is an oil painting on canvas made between 1918 and 1919 by the French painterPierre-Auguste Renoir. After being giving to the State by his three in 1923, it is currently kept at the Musée d'Orsay in Paris.
There are two groups of naked women: two models lyin...

Musée d'Orsay (Paris, France)
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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 - The Mystic WoodThe Mystic WoodJohn William Waterhouse

The Mystic Wood (1914-17) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. It depicts some women in a Mystic Wood.

Queensland Art Gallery (Australia)
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John William Waterhouse - Nymphs Finding the Head of OrpheusNymphs Finding the Head of OrpheusJohn William Waterhouse

Nymphs Finding the Head of Orpheus (1892) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. Traditionally, Orpheus was the son of a Muse (probably Calliope, the patron of epic poetry) and Oeagrus, a king of Thrace (other versions give Apollo). According to some legend...

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John William Waterhouse - Sleep and His Half Brother DeathSleep and His Half Brother DeathJohn William Waterhouse

Sleep and His Half-Brother Death (1900) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. The two figures recline side by side on a low couch, beyond which are the columns of a colonnade open to the night and touched with moonlight. The interior is lit by a lamp, whos...

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John William Waterhouse - Psyche entering Cupid-s GardenPsyche entering Cupid's GardenJohn William Waterhouse

Psyche entering Cupid's garden (1900) is an oil painting by the English Pre-Raphaelite painter John William Waterhouse. Psyche represents the human spirit or soul, and in mythology she was represented as a princess so beautiful that people adored her instead of Venus. To put an end to this sacrilege...