Biography of John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917

On or before 06 Apr 1849 John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 was born at Rome. He was baptised on 06 Apr 1949.

In 1854 John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (4) and his family moved back to England.

1872. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (22). "Undine".

1872. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Undine.

1873. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (23). "The Unwelcome Companion: A Street Scene in Cairo".

1873. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Unwelcome Companion: A Street Scene in Cairo.

1873. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (23). "Gone, But Not Forgotten".

1873. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Gone, But Not Forgotten.

1874. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (24). "In the Peristyle".

1874. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. In the Peristyle.

1874. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (24). "Sleep and his Half-brother Death".

1874. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Sleep and his Half-brother Death.

1874. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (24). "La Fileuse" aka The Spinner.

1874. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. La Fileuse aka The Spinner.

1875. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (25). "Miranda". Miranda gazing out to sea watching the ship fail in the storm at the commencement of The Tempest.

1875. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Miranda. Miranda gazing out to sea watching the ship fail in the storm at the commencement of The Tempest.

1876. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (26). "After The Dance".

1876. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. After The Dance.

1877. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (27). "A Sick Child brought into the Temple of Aesculapius".

1877. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. A Sick Child brought into the Temple of Aesculapius.

1878. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (28). "The Remorse of the Emperor Nero after the Murder of his Mother".

1878. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Remorse of the Emperor Nero after the Murder of his Mother.

1880. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (30). "Dolce far Niente" aka The Art of Doing Nothing.

1880. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Dolce far Niente aka The Art of Doing Nothing.

1882. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (32). "Diogenes".

1882. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Diogenes.

1883. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (33). "The Favourites of the Emperor Honorius".

1883. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Favourites of the Emperor Honorius.

In 1883 John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (33) and Esther Kenworthy 1857-1944 (26) were married.

1884. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Portrait of Esther Kenworthy 1857-1944, the artist's wife.

1884. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (34). "Consulting the Oracle".

1884. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Consulting the Oracle.

1884. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (34). Portrait of [his wife] Esther Kenworthy 1857-1944 (27), the artist's wife.

1884. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Portrait of Esther Kenworthy 1857-1944, the artist's wife.

1885. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (35). "Saint Eulalia".

1885. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Saint Eulalia.

1886. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (36). "The Magic Circle". The painting was puchased by the Tate Gallery for £650.

1886. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Magic Circle. The painting was puchased by the Tate Gallery for £650.

1887. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (37). "Mariamne Leaving the Judgement Seat of Herod".

1887. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Mariamne Leaving the Judgement Seat of Herod.

1888. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (38). "Cleopatra".

1888. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Cleopatra.

1888. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (38). "The Lady of Shalott".

1888. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Lady of Shalott.

1889. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (39). "Ophelia".

1889. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Ophelia.

1890. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (40). "A Roman Offering".

1890. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. A Roman Offering.

1891. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (41). "Circe Offering the Cup to Ulysses".

1891. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Circe Offering the Cup to Ulysses.

1891. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (41). "Ulysses and the Sirens".

1891. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Ulysses and the Sirens.

1892 to 1893. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (42). "Gathering Summer Flowers in a Devonshire Garden".

1892 to 1893. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Gathering Summer Flowers in a Devonshire Garden.

1892. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (42). "Circe Invidiosa" aka Circe Jealous.

1892. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Circe Invidiosa aka Circe Jealous.

1893. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (43). From "The Lady of Shalott Looking at Lancelot".

1893. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. From The Lady of Shalott Looking at Lancelot.

1893. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (43). "La Belle Dame Sans Merci".

1893. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. La Belle Dame Sans Merci.

1893. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (43). "A Naiad or Hylas with a Nymph".

1893. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. A Naiad or Hylas with a Nymph.

1894. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (44). "Ophelia".

1894. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Ophelia.

1895. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (45). "St Cecilia".

1895. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. St Cecilia.

In 1895 John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (45) was appointed Associate of the Royal Academy.

1895. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (45). "The Shrine".

1895. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Shrine.

1896. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (46). "Pandora". Opening the box - see Hesiod's Works and Days Lines 83 to 108 lines 90-94.

1896. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Pandora. Opening the box - see Hesiod's Works and Days Lines 83 to 108 lines 90-94.

1896. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (46). "Hylas and the Nymphs".

1896. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Hylas and the Nymphs.

1898. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (48). "Juliet".

1898. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Juliet.

1900. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (50). "The Lady Clare".

1900. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Lady Clare.

1900. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (50). "Nymphs Finding the Head of Orpheus".

1900. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Nymphs Finding the Head of Orpheus.

1900. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (50). "Destiny".

1900. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Destiny.

1900. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (50). "The Siren".

1900. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Siren.

1901. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (51). "The Mermaid".

1901. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Mermaid.

1902. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (52). "The Missal".

1902. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Missal.

1902. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (52). "The Crystal".

1902. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Crystal.

1902. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (52). "Boreas" aka the personification of the North Wind.

1902. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Boreas aka the personification of the North Wind.

1902. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (52). "Windflowers".

1902. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Windflowers.

1903. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (53). "Psyche Opening the Golden Box". When she was near Olympus, Psyche opened the box of Persephone's beauty, but the only thing inside was the essence of death. Psyche died, but her husband, Eros, who had forgiven her, saved Psyche's life and took her to Olympus. Psyche was made the goddess of the soul. Psyche and Eros had a daughter, Hedone, goddess of physical joy.

1903. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Psyche Opening the Golden Box. When she was near Olympus, Psyche opened the box of Persephone's beauty, but the only thing inside was the essence of death. Psyche died, but her husband, Eros, who had forgiven her, saved Psyche's life and took her to Olympus. Psyche was made the goddess of the soul. Psyche and Eros had a daughter, Hedone, goddess of physical joy.

1903. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (53). "Echo and Narcissus".

1903. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Echo and Narcissus.

1904. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (54). "Psyche Opening the Door into Cupid's Garden".

1904. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Psyche Opening the Door into Cupid's Garden.

1905. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (55). "Lamia".

1905. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Lamia.

1907. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (57). "Jason and Medea". The painting depicts the Colchian princess, Medea, preparing a magic potion for Jason to enable him to complete the tasks set for him by her father, Aeëtes.

1907. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Jason and Medea. The painting depicts the Colchian princess, Medea, preparing a magic potion for Jason to enable him to complete the tasks set for him by her father, Aeëtes.

1907. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (57). "Isabella and the Pot of Basil" from the Keats Poem from the Decameron Day Four Story Five.

1907. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Isabella and the Pot of Basil from the Keats Poem from the Decameron Day Four Story Five.

1908. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (58). "The Soul of the Rose" or "My Sweet Rose".

1908. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Soul of the Rose or My Sweet Rose.

1908. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (58). "The Bouquet".

1908. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Bouquet.

1908. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (58). "Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May".

1908. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Gather Ye Rosebuds While Ye May.

1909. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (59). "Thisbe".

1909. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Thisbe.

1909. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (59). "The Soul of the Rose" or "My Sweet Rose".

1909. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Soul of the Rose or My Sweet Rose.

1909. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (59). "Lamia".

1909. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Lamia.

1910. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (60). "Spring Spreads One Green Lap of Flowers".

1910. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Spring Spreads One Green Lap of Flowers.

1910. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (60). "Ophelia".

1910. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Ophelia.

1911. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (61). "The Sorceress".

1911. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Sorceress.

1911. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (61). "The Charmer".

1911. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Charmer.

1912. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (62). "Penelope and the Suitors".

1912. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Penelope and the Suitors.

1914. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (64). "The Annunciation".

1914. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. The Annunciation.

1916. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (66). "Tristan and Isolde".

1916. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Tristan and Isolde.

1916. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (66). "I am Half-Sick of Shadows, said the Lady of Shalott". From the last line of The Lady of Shalott Part 2.

1916. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. I am Half-Sick of Shadows, said the Lady of Shalott. From the last line of The Lady of Shalott Part 2.

1916. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (66). "A Tale from the Decameron".

1916. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. A Tale from the Decameron.

1916. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (66). "Miranda – The Tempest".

1916. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Miranda – The Tempest.

On 10 Feb 1917 John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917 (67) died. He was buried at Kensal Green Cemetery Kensal Green.

In 1944 [his wife] Esther Kenworthy 1857-1944 (87) died. She was buried at Kensal Green Cemetery Kensal Green.

1884. John William Waterhouse Painter 1849-1917. Portrait of Esther Kenworthy 1857-1944, the artist's wife.