Thisbe by John William Waterhouse ~ Thisbe, a maiden of Babylon, was forbidden by her parents to marry her beloved Pyramus. The two lovers defied their families by exchanging vows through a chink in the wall which divided their houses.
Miranda- The Tempest. John William Waterhouse's is one of my favorite artists because his paintings endure as archetypal images of the Victorian age. I absolutely "feel" his paintings.literal, beautiful and romantic.
Waterhouse, John William in by Ralph Winwood Robinson. John William Waterhouse was an English Pre-Raphaelite painter who is most famous for his paintings of female characters from Greek and Arthurian mythology.