Shop art print and framed art Boreas by John William Waterhouse

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Subjects : Mythology, Portrait
Keywords : Capricorn, Painting, Pre-Raphaelite, scarf, sign of the zodiac
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To fully enjoy «Boreas» by John William Waterhouse, we recommend the medium size (82.1x60 cm) printed on hand stretched canvas, with the gilded mouldings - thin frame.
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Boreas is an oil painting in the Pre-Raphaelite style created in 1903 by John William Waterhouse. The painting is titled Boreas, after the Greek god of the north wind and it shows a young girl buffeted by the wind. The 1904 Royal Academy notes described the subject of the painting as: Boreas was put up for sale in the mid-1990s after having been lost for 90 years – causing quite a sensation in the art community. The painting achieved a record price for Waterhouse at that time, achieving a price of £848,500 [...]


This artwork is a painting from the modern period. It belongs to the symbolism style.


« Boreas » is kept at Private collection.


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John William Waterhouse

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