• John W. Waterhouse's Greatest Hits

    2 monthes ago - By Art Contrarian

    John William Waterhouse (1849-1917) was a major British successor to the Pre-Raphaelite movement. His Wikipedia entry is here , and I recently wrote about his oil sketches and studies here .
    Although he often used Pre-Raphaelite subject matter, his painting style was generally not as compulsively detailed as many of their works. That is, although they have plenty of details, the effect he created seems more free, more natural.
    Today's post present a few of his paintings that strike me as being among his best or most famous.
    The Lady of Shalott - 1888
    The times I visited London's...
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