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    John Collier,Sleeping Beauty,1921,detail.

    Boreas, John William Waterhouse

    John William Waterhouse, Hylas and the Nymphs (detail), 1896

    Guerin Pierre Narcisse - Morpheus and Iris /// Morpheus ( or Μορφέας, Morpheas, "shaper [of dreams]") in Greek mythology is the god of dreams,leader of the Oneiroi. Morpheus has the ability to take any human form and appear in dreams. His true semblance is that of a winged daemon, imagery shared with many of his siblings.

    'The Soul of the Rose' by John William Waterhouse

    John William Waterhouse, Britsh, Lamia

    gustav klimt

    Andromede - Gustave Doré

    Ophelia,1910, by John William Waterhouse

    Circe Poisoning the Sea (1892) by John William Waterhouse

    "Lacrymosa" - Jeremy Mann

    So beautiful

    Tristan and Isolde (unknown)

    John William Waterhouse

    The Beautiful Lady Without Pity - John William Waterhouse

    Ellen Terry as Lady Macbeth, John Singer Sargent, 1889.

    Waterhouse

    The Morrígan ("phantom queen") In Irish mythology she is a goddess of battle, strife, and sovereignty. She sometimes appears in the form of a crow, flying above the warriors, she also takes the forms of an eel, a wolf and a cow. She is generally considered a war deity comparable with the Germanic Valkyries. She is often depicted as a trio of goddesses, all sisters, although the triad varies; the most common combinations are Badb, Macha and Nemain. or Badb, Macha and Anand.

    Oil painting by artist Jeremy Lipking.

    Lamia- often associated with Medusa or Lilith, she was a snake goddess from Crete who ruled the Underworld. She was changed by patriarchal Greeks into a nightmare goddess who stole children and sucked their blood. She is associated with the Inner Labyrinth, the menstrual cycle and understanding Kundalini energy