Hylas and the Nymphs is an 1896 oil painting by John William Waterhouse.The painting depicts a moment from the Greek and Roman legend of the tragic youth Hylas, based on accounts by Ovid and other ancient writers, in which the enraptured Hylas is abducted by Naiads (female water nymphs) while seeking drinking water.
Early work at the Royal Academy of Arts. It was during this period of Fanny Eaton's life as mother and new wife that she began modelling, both for the Royal Academy of Arts School of Painting (where she was paid 600 shillings each for her modeling sessions, with her maximum recorded schedule reaching three sessions in a single day), for the Pre-Raphaelites, and for other less well-known ...
A son, Gabriel Arthur, was born in February 1877, followed by another daughter, Helen Maria, in November 1879, and twins, Mary Elizabeth and Michael Ford, in April 1881. Rossetti and his wife did not have the children baptized, nor were they raised in a Christian household. The children were schooled at home by their mother and governesses.
John William Waterhouse. John William Waterhouse (Roma, 6 aprile 1849 – Londra, 10 febbraio 1917) è stato un pittore britannico, appartenente alla corrente preraffaellita.
Proserpine (also Proserpina) is an oil painting on canvas by English artist and poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti, painted in 1874 and now in Tate Britain.Rossetti began work on the painting in 1871 and painted at least eight separate versions, the last only completed in 1882, the year of his death.
Life. Jane Burden was born in Oxford, the daughter of a stableman, Robert Burden, and his wife Ann Maizey, who was a domestic servant or a laundress.At the time of her birth, her parents were living at St Helen's Passage, in the parish of St Peter-in-the-East, off Holywell Street in Oxford which has since been marked with a blue plaque.
The Shadow of Death is a religious painting by William Holman Hunt, on which he worked from 1870 to 1873, during his second trip to the Holy Land. It depicts Jesus as a young man prior to his ministry, working as a carpenter.