Welcome to the John William Waterhouse Website
Welcome to the new John William Waterhouse website

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J.W. Waterhouse Biography


Painter of classical, historical, and literary subjects. John William Waterhouse was born in 1849 in Rome, where his father worked as a painter. Read more...

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2013 Calendars - now available

Browse 2013 Fine Art Calendars

Waterhouse Exhibition


J.W. Waterhouse: The Modern

December 2008 - February 2010

The largest retrospective of the art of John William Waterhouse ever mounted, featuring over 90 paintings, drawings and sketchbooks. Read more »

Royal Academy's Press Release

Works of Art


Popular Paintings:
The Lady of Shalott

St Cecilia


Pre-Raphaelite Bookshop

The Peacock Mirror: Pre-Raphaelite Bookshop

Find Books and Prints


Order the new Waterhouse exhibition catalogue:
Waterhouse Exhibition Catalogue
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Waterhouse on View


Browse worldwide locations of Waterhouse's paintings:
Map of Waterhouse Pictures Worldwide