What style of art is Waterhouse?

What style of art is Waterhouse?

Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
John William Waterhouse/Periods

Waterhouse is often classed as a Pre-Raphaelite painter, because of his dedication to painting beautiful women, fondness of the femme fatale, and realism. His most Pre-Raphaelite painting is The Lady of Shalott which he finished in 1888.

How many paintings did Waterhouse paint?

118 paintings
In total, he produced 118 paintings. See List of paintings by John William Waterhouse for an almost complete list.

Where did John William Waterhouse paint?

His early works were of classical themes in the spirit of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema and Frederic Leighton, and were exhibited at the Royal Academy, the Society of British Artists and the Dudley Gallery. In the late 1870s and the 1880s, Waterhouse made several trips to Italy, where he painted genre scenes.

Was John Waterhouse Pre-Raphaelite?

The Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood Often associated with the Pre-Raphaelites, Waterhouse was born the year after they first exhibited at the Royal Academy. It wasn’t until the 1880s, that he came under the influence of the movement, which had revived literary themes in paintings.

What nationality was John William Waterhouse?

John William Waterhouse/Nationality

Is John William Waterhouse a pre-Raphaelite?

What movement was John William Waterhouse in?

Pre-Raphaelite BrotherhoodNeoclassicism
John William Waterhouse/Periods

How do you paint like a pre Raphaelite?


  1. Transfer a precise, delicate pencil drawing onto the white ground.
  2. Apply a guide to shading with faint colored glaze.
  3. Dry.
  4. Apply overlapping colored glazes, working wet into wet where necessary.
  5. Dry.
  6. Retouch shadows.
  7. Dry.

What medium did John Waterhouse use?

John William Waterhouse/Forms

Who influenced John William Waterhouse?

Frederic Leighton
His first paintings were mainly classical and historical themes, revealing the influence of Alma-Tadema, one of the most eminent classical painters of late 19th century England. Waterhouse was also influenced by Frederic Leighton, a sculptor and painter who painted classical, historical and biblical subjects.

Why is Waterhouse called the modern Pre-Raphaelite?

Waterhouse was one of the last Pre-Raphaelite artists and called the “modern Pre-Raphaelite” for his subtle incorporation of French techniques influenced by Impressionism. Waterhouse was enrolled in the Royal Academy in 1871 where an initial bout with sculpture led to his career in painting.

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