London: Phaidon, 2004. Soft Cover. 4to. Very Good / Near Fine. Item #003218
Green card wraps, glued binding. 251 p.p. Light wear to extremities and creasing to joints. Pictorial dust jacket has a few creases to foot of rear cover, else fine. Tape mark to title page. Fully illustrated in colour. John William Waterhouse (1849-1917) is among the most popular Victorian artists, and many of his paintings have become icons of femininity recognized the world over. With their glowing colour, compelling composition and Impressionist-inflected technique, these paintings are admired for their beauty, yet at the same time have the power to transport viewers into a romantic world of myth and legend.