George Frederic Watts

(1817 - 1904)
George Frederic Watts OM, RA was widely considered to be the greatest painter of the Victorian era. A portraitist, sculptor, landscape painter and symbolist, Watts's work embodied the most pressing themes and ideas of the time, earning him the title England's Michelangelo.

Early Years

Born in London on 23 February 1817, Watts was the eldes...
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