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  1. Summary of George Frederic Watts. George Frederic Watts was a visionary force with a paintbrush and a powerful persona as a man. Following an extended and inspirational trip to Italy, he took to wearing Renaissance robes on a daily basis. Indeed always unusual, he revealed an early interest in the unconscious mind by preferring to depict his ...

  2. Died: July 1, 1904, Compton, Surrey, Eng. (aged 87) Notable Family Members: spouse Ellen Terry. George Frederick Watts, (born Feb. 23, 1817, London—died July 1, 1904, Compton, Surrey, Eng.), English painter and sculptor of grandiose allegorical themes.

  3. Biography. George Frederic Watts (23 February 1817 – 1 July 1904) was a British painter and sculptor associated with the Symbolist movement. He said "I paint ideas, not things." Watts became famous in his lifetime for his allegorical works, such as Hope and Love and Life.

  4. George Frederic Watts (1817–1904) (and assistants) Tate. (Born London, 23 February 1817; died London, 1 July 1904). English painter and sculptor. In 1843 he won a prize in the competition for the decoration of the Houses of Parliament; no commission resulted from this, but he used the prize money to visit Italy, where the great Renaissance ...

  5. List of all 133 artworks by George Frederick Watts.

  6. George Frederic Watts 1817 - 1904 Watts was able to support himself as an artist from the age of 16. He exhibited at the Royal Academy from 1837 onwards and in 1843 won a prize in a competition for decorations for the new Palace of Westminster.

  7. George Frederic Watts was a colossus of the Victorian art world. The first living artist to have a solo exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum in New York, in his heyday Watts was the most celebrated painter in the country, and that at a time when the status of the artist in Britain had never been higher. The Minotaur myth

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