Miranda by John William Waterhouse

This week’s featured image is: Miranda

Shakespeare’s heroines provided the inspiration for several paintings by John William Waterhouse including “Juliet” (Romeo & Juliet), “Miranda” (The Tempest) and many studies of “Ophelia” (Hamlet). Continue reading

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The Lady of Shalott by John William Waterhouse

800px-JWW_TheLadyOfShallot_1888This week’s featured image is The Lady of Shalott.

This painting ranks in my top 3 favorite paintings by John William Waterhouse (1849-1917). John William Waterhouse was a member of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood and many of his works are depictions of some of my favorite figures in literature, poetry, and history.

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