Women of Waterhouse: 24 Art Cards

Overview

One of the finest and most popular of British Victorian-era painters, John William Waterhouse (1849-1917) effectively combined classical mythology and European legend in his many works. His dramatic portraits of wistful, long-haired maidens have become icons of femininity, captivating viewers with their extraordinary sense of drama and meticulous detail. Twenty-four of his finest paintings appear here in card format, among them The Lady of Shalott, The Soul of the Rose, and La ...

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Overview

One of the finest and most popular of British Victorian-era painters, John William Waterhouse (1849-1917) effectively combined classical mythology and European legend in his many works. His dramatic portraits of wistful, long-haired maidens have become icons of femininity, captivating viewers with their extraordinary sense of drama and meticulous detail. Twenty-four of his finest paintings appear here in card format, among them The Lady of Shalott, The Soul of the Rose, and La Belle Dame Sans Merci.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486448848
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 5/26/2006
  • Series: Dover Postcards Series
  • Pages: 6
  • Sales rank: 385,470
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Windflowers, 1903
2. The Soul of the Rose, 1908
3. Destiny, 1900
4. Pandora, 1896
5. Circe Invidiosa, 1892
6. The Magic Circle, 1886
7. A Mermaid, 1901
8. Circe Offering the Cup to Ulysses, 1891
9. La Belle Dame Sans Merci, 1893
10. A Tale from the Decameron, 1916
11. The Lady of Shalott, 1888
12. The Danaodes, 1904
13. The Annunciation, 1914
14. Saint Cecelia, 1895.
15. St. Eulalia, 1885
16. Ulysses and the Sirens, 1891
17. Ophelia, 1910
18. Ophelia, 1894
19. The Crystal Ball, 1902
20. The Lady of Shalott, 1894
21. Hylas and the Nymphs, 1896
22. A Naiad, 1893
23. Miranda—The Tempest, 1916
24. Echo and Narcissus, 1903

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2011

    Gorgeous Postcards

    These are beautiful postcards of Waterhouse paintings. They are about the size I expected, not the usual postcard size but, a bit smaller. I got them to send to friends occasionally but I may put a few in frames. They are great quality reproductions. I love them.

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