Ophelia, 1894, by John Waterhouse.  I love Waterhouse's paintings - many are based on classic tales and legends and all are just gorgeous!

Ophelia, 1894, by John Waterhouse. I love Waterhouse's paintings - many are based on classic tales and legends and all are just gorgeous!

John William Waterhouse - Miranda and the Tempest [1916]

John William Waterhouse - Miranda and the Tempest [1916]

Greatest painting of all time, in my opinion of course!  The Lady of Shallot - JW Waterhouse

Greatest painting of all time, in my opinion of course! The Lady of Shallot - JW Waterhouse

Hylas and the Nymphs  John William Waterhouse  1896

Hylas and the Nymphs John William Waterhouse 1896

John William Waterhouse Fairy Ring

John William Waterhouse Fairy Ring

Cleopatra - John William Waterhouse

Cleopatra - John William Waterhouse

Ha!! love this:  I am not a movie character; hard, but necessary, wardrobe decisions

Ha!! love this: I am not a movie character; hard, but necessary, wardrobe decisions

John William Waterhouse   I have this hanging in my Lounge room.  The original is in Adelaide's main Gallery and it lifesize.  It simply beautiful.  These are my favourite colours as well.

John William Waterhouse I have this hanging in my Lounge room. The original is in Adelaide's main Gallery and it lifesize. It simply beautiful. These are my favourite colours as well.

Pandora by John William Waterhouse. The deterioration of the physical paint adds a layer of complexity as the dark background contrasts with the gold of the chest and the porcelain skin of Pandora in the foreground.

Pandora by John William Waterhouse. The deterioration of the physical paint adds a layer of complexity as the dark background contrasts with the gold of the chest and the porcelain skin of Pandora in the foreground.

John William Waterhouse (British, 1849-1917). Circe Offering the Cup to Ulysses, 1891

John William Waterhouse (British, 1849-1917). Circe Offering the Cup to Ulysses, 1891

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