George Frederic Watts

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Birthday
23, 1817
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 1, 1904 (87)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
23, 1817
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Jul 1, 1904 (87)

About

English Victorian painter and sculptor usually associated with the Symbolist movement. He created Physical Energy, located in Cape Town, South Africa.

Before Fame

He engaged in the arts from an early age and started learning sculpture with William Behnes at age 10.

Trivia

He is most famous for his allegorical works, such as Hope and Love and Life.

Family Life

He married Ellen Terry in 1864.

Associated With

He was inspired by the works of Michelangelo Buonarroti.