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John William Waterhouse: Ophelia
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John William Waterhouse

[English Pre-Raphaelite Painter, 1849-1917]

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Original works by John William Waterhouse available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteTate Gallery, London, UK

Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums, Scotland

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
Fair Rosamund, 1916

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto
"I am half sick of shadows," said the Lady of Shalott

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
The favourites of the Emperor Honorius, ca.1883

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Circe Invidiosa, 1892

Beaverbrook Art Gallery, New Brunswick

Cecil French Bequest Gallery, London, UK

Chi-Mei Museum, Taiwan (in Chinese)  
The Orange Gatherers

Dahesh Museum, New York City (Zoomable)
Study for Dante and Beatrice

Falmouth Art Gallery, England
2 works online

Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight, UK
The Decameron, 1915-16

Manchester City Art Gallery, UK

Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
The Ball

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
Ulysses and the Sirens

National Museums Liverpool, UK
Echo and Narcissus

National Museums Liverpool, UK
The Enchanted Garden

The Faringdon Collection at Buscot Park, Oxfordshire, UK
4 paintings works online

Tyne & Wear Museums Database, England
A Grecian Flower Market, 1880

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Girl's Head and Shoulders

Art Market:
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Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteGoogle Art Project
The Lady of Shalott (Tate Britain, London)

Notable SiteJohn William Waterhouse at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteJohn William Waterhouse at The Athenaeum  
83 works online by Waterhouse

Notable SiteJohn William Waterhouse in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

John William Waterhouse at ArtMagick

Bert Christensen's Cyberspace Home  

John William Waterhouse at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Faeries at LaLa's Land

Humanities Web  

PBase Photo Sharing
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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteJohn William Waterhouse: The Pre-Raphaelite Artist
Dozens of great reproductions of Waterhouse's work.

Notable SiteThe Art of John William Waterhouse

Katherine Ara - Paintings Conservation & Restoration
Sweet Summer

Myth Man - Greek Mythology Today
2 paintings representing Pandora

Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Gather ye Rosebuds while ye may, 1909

Peter Nahum At The Leicester Galleries, London, UK
Archive of past displayed works which are "sold" or "not for sale"

Shakespeare Illustrated

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

The Victorian Web

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

The London Evening Standard
"Phwoar! It's John William Waterhouse", 2009 article by Brian Sewell

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
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J W Waterhouse

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Myth and Romance: The Art of J.W. Waterhouse


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