The Curse of the Lady of Shalott

John William Waterhouse, The Lady of Shalott, 1888, oil on canvas, Tate UK, Image Source: wikimedia
‘The Lady of Shalott’ was painted by John William Waterhouse in 1888. It’s one of three paintings that the artist based on a poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson – which tells the story of an unnamed woman who suffers from a curse.

Read More

John William Waterhouse at wikiwand

The Lady of Shalott at wikiwand

See More

Tag: John William Waterhouse At Sunnyside

John William Waterhouse at wikimedia commons

John William Waterhouse at Christie’s

John William Waterhouse at Sotheby’s

Thanks for Visiting 🙂

~Sunnyside

28 Comments Add yours

  1. Ashley says:

    Waterhouse’s paintings are exquisite.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks for visiting and sharing your thoughts, Ashley. 🙂

      Liked by 2 people

  2. That was awesome and interesting. Thank you. 🙂

    Liked by 2 people

    1. My pleasure, Sheila. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. 🙂

      Like

  3. Wonderful image and amazing video!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks for visiting and sharing your thoughts, Luisa.🙂

      Liked by 1 person

      1. You’re more than welcome!💫💫💫

        Liked by 1 person

  4. Wow. I didn’t know any of this. She’s so tragic and beautiful. What a sad story. Thank You for this video!!! Cheers! ❤️

    Liked by 1 person

    1. My pleasure, Katy! He really did capture both the beauty and the tragedy. Thanks for visiting and sharing your reflections. ❤️🙂

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Her certainly did! And my pleasure!!! 💕

        Liked by 1 person

  5. I recall studying Tennyson’s poem in high school but was not familiar with Waterhouse’s three paintings. Thanks for highlighting his work. I think it’s time for me to reread Tennyson’s poem.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Oh how I wish I had even a glimmer of understanding in high school, Rosaliene! I have a long list of things I would love to study now. Thanks for sharing your thoughts. 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

  6. I hope you had a beautiful Christmas! Am dealing w/ health issues which make it difficult for me to use the computer. I hope you will excuse me. Happy New Year!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Wishing you better health in the New Year, Anna. Take good care of yourself. 🙂❤️🙏

      Like

  7. A beautiful and lovely painting. I have always loved this one.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thanks for visiting and sharing your thoughts, Dracul. 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

  8. Michele Lee says:

    I enjoy your artistic shares. 🙏🏻

    Liked by 1 person

    1. I am happy you enjoy them, Michele. Thanks for visiting. 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

  9. Anita Bacha says:

    Beautiful story and painting, Sunny 💗

    Liked by 1 person

    1. I am so happy you enjoyed this, Anita. Thanks for visiting! 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Anita Bacha says:

        My pleasure always,Sunny 🤗

        Liked by 1 person

  10. I love how real her face looks, very much like a photograph.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. He really did catch the essence of tragedy in that face. Thanks for sharing your thoughts, Gia. 🙂

      Liked by 1 person

      1. My pleasure, as always. 😊

        Liked by 1 person

  11. rajkkhoja says:

    Beautiful picture. Nice & interested!

    Liked by 1 person

      1. rajkkhoja says:

        👍 Thanks!

        Like

      2. rajkkhoja says:

        Thank you so much 😘!

        Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s