Myth and Romance: The Art of J W WaterhousePhaidon Editors

Produced in a pocket-sized, jacketed paperback format, Phaidon's Miniature Editions make ideal gifts and desirable possessions. Each book features a wealth of finely reproduced colour images.

This synopsis of the paintings of J W Waterhouse reveals, with eloquence, the unfolding dimensions of his instantly recognizable imagery. His depictions of women in Romantic settings in part subtly reflect the troubled relations between the sexes in Victorian England.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Size: 120 × 100 mm (4 3/4 × 4 in)
  • Pages: 160 pp
  • Illustrations: 90 illustrations
  • ISBN: 9780714832647

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