– John William Waterhouse was known as the modern Pre-Raphaelite. He painted in the Pre-Raphaelite style decades after the breakup of the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood. Although he is not as well-known as the earlier Pre-Raphaelite artists, his works are currently on display at several major British art galleries.
– The mythology depicted in this painting can be a cautionary tale for young men who are easily enamored by beauty.
– Lamia often appears in modern works of fiction, most notably in Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere and Stardust.
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In mythology, Lamia was the mistress of Zeus who was turned into a child eating monster by Zeus’ wife Hera. In John Keats’ poem, she was a beautiful seductress who marries young men in order to devour them. In this painting, Lamia is seen on her knees while she gazes into the eyes of a soldier. A version of this painting is currently at the Auckland Art Gallery in New Zealand.
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