John William Waterhouse was born in 1849 in a British painter family. William and Isabella Waterhouse was living in Rome at the time of John William Waterhouse's birth.John William Waterhouse actual date of birth was not found but he baptised on 6 April in 1849.
The Waterhouse family returned to England in the 1850. John William Waterhouse assisted his father in his study before going into the schools of the Royal Academy in 1870, Waterhouse .John William Waterhouse the first work was about the classic themes in the spirit of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema and Frederic Leighton, and these works of John William Waterhouse presented at the Royal Academy, the Society of British artists, and the Dudley Gallery. At the end of 1870 and 1880, John William Waterhouse made several time travelled Italy, where he painted scenes of nature.
John William Waterhouse married Esther Kenworthy who was also a painter in 1883 in London.John William Waterhouse has no cildren.
John William Waterhouse's painting is known for its representation of women in both the ancient Greek mythology,Arthurian legend( the legend of Arthur).But John William Waterhouse first recognized by his painting 'Sleep and His Half Brother Death' which was exhibited at the Royal Academy summer exhibition in 1874.And John William Waterhouse continuously exhibated his paintings (John William Waterhouse paintings) fron 1874 to 1916.John William Waterhouse elected to the status of full Academician.
In 1915, John William Waterhouse was attacked in cancer and after two years he died on 10 February in 1917.John William Waterhouse painted continuously before his death.One of John William Waterhousefinal works was The Enchanted Garden, left unfinished on his easel at his death, and now in the collection of the Lady Lever Art Gallery in Liverpool.
Here are Famous 10 paintings(***) of John William Waterhouse and some more:
John_William_Waterhouse-Beautiful Woman Without Mercy
John_William_Waterhouse-Echo and Narcissus
John_William_Waterhouse-Gathering Summer Flowers in a Devonshire Garden***
John_William_Waterhouse-Hylas and the Nymphs***
John William Waterhouse - Vanity***
John_William_Waterhouse-The Flower Picker
|John_William_Waterhouse-Beautiful Woman Without Mercy|
|John_William_Waterhouse-Echo and Narcissus|
|John_William_Waterhouse-Gathering Summer Flowers in a Devonshire Garden|
|John_William_Waterhouse-Hylas and the Nymphs|
|John William Waterhouse - Vanity|
|John_William_Waterhouse-The Flower Picker|