#AtoZChallenge Letter W

  is for Waterhouse John William Waterhouse was an artist who painted in the Pre-Raphaelite style, many years after the original  Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood had ceased to exist.  Today I am going to concentrate on his portrayal of The Lady of Shalott. Alfred, Lord Tennyson wrote the ballad set at the time of King Arthur, based on theContinue reading “#AtoZChallenge Letter W”

#AtoZChallenge Letter O

The theme of my challenge is poetry and books inspired by art and/or art inspired by literature.       is for Ophelia    Shakespeare’s tragic heroine was a favourite subject for the Pre-Raphaelite brotherhood.   J W Waterhouse painted her sitting on a log shortly before she drowned.  Below is an earlier painting of Ophelia fromContinue reading “#AtoZChallenge Letter O”