Saturday, June 27, 2009

Think you're escaping and run into yourself. Longest way round is the shortest way home.

John Waterhouse
From the top: Thisbe, Lamia On Her Knees, La Belle Dame Sans Merci, Flora.

Maybe it's just me, but, I prefer Art like this, whimsical, yet, it manages to capture emotions, people and scenes in a realistic way.
The characters of all these myths spring to life beautifully, courtesy of John Waterhouse.

My Favourite?

To view more of his sublime work, click here.

1 comment:

Flora said...

Oh I love these...the colours on 'Lamia on Her Knees' are wonderful.