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John William Waterhouse

Sleep and His Half Brother Death , John William Waterhouse
oil on canvas

69.85 x 90.81 cm

Private Collection

See also : Greek Mythology. Paintings, Drawings

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Sleep and his Half-brother Death is a painting by John William Waterhouse completed in 1874.[1]

Waterhouse's first Royal Academy exhibit (submitted from his father's house at 1 Scarsdale Villas),[2] it was painted after both his younger brothers died of tuberculosis.[3]


"Sleep and his Half-brother Death". Retrieved 31 January 2013.
Noakes, Aubrey. 2004. Waterhouse: John William Waterhouse. London: Chaucer Press. page 23. ISBN 1-904449-39-5
Hobson, Anthony. 1989. J. W. Waterhouse. Oxford: Phaidon Christie's. page 20-21. ISBN 0-7148-8066-3


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