Monday, July 13, 2009

John William Waterhouse Exhibit at the Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy of Arts presents a major retrospective exhibition of the Pre-Raphaelite artist, John William Waterhouse RA (1849-1917). Now until 13 September 2009.

The exhibition features over 40 paintings from both public and private collections and it includes The Lady of Shalott, 1888, Hylas and the Nymphs, 1896, Circe Invidiosa: Circe Poisoning the Sea, 1892, and A Mermaid, 1900. These works are accompanied by studies in oil, chalk and pencil; period photographs; sketchbooks; and the volumes of Tennyson and Shelley in which Waterhouse drew sketches.

If you are in London or will be before the 13th of September....this is A Must See.

John William Waterhouse

Royal Academy of Arts.




Harriet said...

I am such a Waterhouse fan, and of the pre-raphaelites in general, I must get myself to this exhibition, thank you for posting about it!

Alice Saga said...

same here....I mean a Huge fan of the Pre-Raphaelites.

but waterhouse has a Very weak spot in my heart.


Forgetmenot said...

such a beautiful tragedy in the lady of shalott! :´)