Tag Archives: John William Godward

John William Godward. Part 3 – Italy and the sad end to life.

…………………John William Godward made his first visit to Italy in 1905, a year after his father died.  He travelled around visiting the islands of Ischia and Capri.  He also journeyed around the Gulf of Naples and visited Sorrento and the … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Art Blog, Art History, English artist | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

John William Godward. Part 2 – Life’s decisions and independence

………………The year is 1887 and John William Godward had to make a decision about his life.  For twenty-six years he had lived with his parents and siblings and had to abide by his mother and father’s authoritarian rules.  They had … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Art Blog, Art History, English artist, John William Godward, Neoclassicism, Victorian painters | Tagged , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

John William Godward. Part 1 – Early life and works and the notorious Pettigrew sisters.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder Observing things of beauty is one of the pleasures of life and in my blog today I am looking at the life of an artist who constantly depicted feminine beauty in his … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Art Blog, Art History, English artist, John William Godward, Neoclassicism, Portraiture | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment