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Self portrait - John William Godward
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John William Godward (9 August 1861 - 13 December 1922) was an English painter from the end of the Pre-Raphaelite / Neo-Classicist era.

He was a protege of Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema but his style of painting fell out of favour with the arrival of painters like Picasso. He committed suicide at the age of 61 and is said to have written in his suicide note that "the world was not big enough" for him and a Picasso.

His already estranged family, who had disapproved of him becoming an artist, were ashamed of his suicide and burned his papers. No photographs of Godward are known to survive.


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Nu Sur La Plage (Nude on the Beach) - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
Nu Sur La Plage (Nude on the Beach)
Under The Blossom That Hangs On The Bough - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
Under The Blossom That Hangs On The Bough
A Pompeian Bath - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
A Pompeian Bath
With Violets Wreathed And Robe Of Saffron Hue - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
With Violets Wreathed And Robe Of Saffron Hue
The Tease 1901 - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
The Tease 1901
Study Of Campaspe - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
Study Of Campaspe
Athenais - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
Athenais
The Delphic Oracle - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
The Delphic Oracle
Dolce far niente (Sweet Nothings) - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
Dolce far niente (Sweet Nothings)
The Sweet Siesta Of A Summer Day - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
The Sweet Siesta Of A Summer Day
Sweet Nothings - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
Sweet Nothings
Summer Flowers - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
Summer Flowers
Atalanta - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
Atalanta
Rich Gifts Wax Poor When Lovers Prove Unkind - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
Rich Gifts Wax Poor When Lovers Prove Unkind
Girl In Yellow Drapery - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
Girl In Yellow Drapery
Belleza Pompeiana - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
Belleza Pompeiana
On the Balcony I - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
On the Balcony I
Idleness - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
Idleness
The Tambourine Girl - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
The Tambourine Girl
Head of a Girl - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
Head of a Girl
The Old Old Story - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
The Old Old Story
The Toilette - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
The Toilette
A Congenial Task - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
A Congenial Task
Nerissa (2) - John William Godward - www.johnwilliamgodward.org
Nerissa (2)
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