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The 1000++ Artworks of topic Fountains and ...



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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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Lucas Cranach The Elder - The Fountain of YouthThe Fountain of YouthLucas Cranach The Elder

Cranach's painting is about the human yearning for immortality and eternal youth. Human beings dream of being young again, of leaving the worn outer shell and exchanging it for a new one. The notion of the cleansing power of the elements, especially of water, is as old as humankind itself. The centr...

Staatliche Museen zu Berlin (Germany)
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Nicolas Poussin - A Roman RoadA Roman RoadNicolas Poussin

This landscape has been identified as Poussin's canvas of 1648, recorded by Andr‚ F‚libien (1685) in the collection of Philippe de Lorraine in Paris. F‚libien described the picture as 'a landscape where there is a broad road.' This 'broad road' divides the scene in half, and a series of small figure...

Dulwich Picture Gallery (London, United Kingdom)
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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)