George Frederick Watts (1817-1904)

was a popular English Victorian painter and sculptor associated with the Symbolist movement.
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George Frederic Watts - Endymion  Endymion was a mortal shepherd or astrologer, loved by Selene, the Titan goddess of the moon. She believed him to be so beautiful that she asked Endymion's father, Zeus, to grant him eternal youth so that he would never leave her. Zeus granted her wish and put him into an eternal sleep. Every night, Selene visited him where he slept. Selene and Endymion had fifty daughters called the Menae.

George Frederic Watts - Endymion Endymion was a mortal shepherd or astrologer, loved by Selene, the Titan goddess of the moon. She believed him to be so beautiful that she asked Endymion's father, Zeus, to grant him eternal youth so that he would never leave her. Zeus granted her wish and put him into an eternal sleep. Every night, Selene visited him where he slept. Selene and Endymion had fifty daughters called the Menae.

The Whisper of the Muse / Portrait of G.F. Watts, by Julia Margaret Cameron,  1865  J. Paul Getty Museum

The Whisper of the Muse / Portrait of G.F. Watts, by Julia Margaret Cameron, 1865 J. Paul Getty Museum

Jane Senior by George Frederic Watts (1817-1904) I AM IN LOVE WITH THIS. THE COLOR, FORM, ALL OF IT!

Jane Senior by George Frederic Watts (1817-1904) I AM IN LOVE WITH THIS. THE COLOR, FORM, ALL OF IT!

George Frederic Watts OM and assistants - Hope: 1886, Oil on canvas, 1422 x 1118 mm, Tate Britain #art

George Frederic Watts OM and assistants - Hope: 1886, Oil on canvas, 1422 x 1118 mm, Tate Britain #art

Percival ~ is one of King Arthur's legendary Knights of the Round Table. In Welsh literature his story is allotted to the historical Peredur. He is most famous for his involvement in the quest for the grail. . In most accounts he is of noble birth; his father is either King Pellinore or another worthy knight.

Percival ~ is one of King Arthur's legendary Knights of the Round Table. In Welsh literature his story is allotted to the historical Peredur. He is most famous for his involvement in the quest for the grail. . In most accounts he is of noble birth; his father is either King Pellinore or another worthy knight.

1886 George Frederick Watts (English, 1817-1904) ~ 'The Dweller Within'

1886 George Frederick Watts (English, 1817-1904) ~ 'The Dweller Within'

George Frederick Watts - St Mary Magdalene at the foot of the cross (1866 - 1884)

George Frederick Watts - St Mary Magdalene at the foot of the cross (1866 - 1884)

aenorlemusaeisdead:    George Frederick Watts - Orpheus and Eurydice

aenorlemusaeisdead: George Frederick Watts - Orpheus and Eurydice

She Shall Be Called Woman - George Frederick Watts 1880

She Shall Be Called Woman - George Frederick Watts 1880

Time, Death and Judgement by George Frederic Watts, 1884.

Time, Death and Judgement by George Frederic Watts, 1884.

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