books0977: The Crystal Ball (1902). John William Waterhouse (English, 1849-1917). Oil on canvas. Romanticism. Genre painting. Private collection. A painter of classical, historical, and literary subjects, Waterhouse had an interest in themes associated with the Pre-Raphaelites, particularly tragic or powerful femmes fatales, as well as plein-air painting. In 1885 Waterhouse was elected an associate of the Royal Academy and a full member in 1895.
Edgar Degas (French, 1834–1917). The Dance Lesson, ca. 1879. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Gift of Adaline Havemeyer Perkins, in memory of her father, Horace Havemeyer, 1971 (1971.185) #dance