Prompts for RWJ, Prompt 189


John William Waterhouse, Echo and Narcissus (1903)

This painting  of classical mythology is by an English painter, John William Waterhouse. It is one of many works depicting women in Greek mythology and Arthurian legend. His work embraced the pre-Raphaelite style of painting. Narcissus had rejected the nymph, Echo, causing her to waste away.  Nemesis, the goddess, heard her prayers and caused Narcissus to fall in love with his own reflection.


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