A Song Without Words

A Song without Words by John William Godward

Title: A Song Without Words
Date: 1919
Movement: Neoclassicism
Artist: John William Godward
1861 – 1922

John William Godward

Godward was an English painter from the end of the Neoclassic era. He studied under Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, but the style of painting fell out of fashion giving way to Modern Art. Godward committed suicide at 61 stating ‘the world is not big enough for myself and Picasso.’

A Song without Words

From the Neoclassic era, this painting is composed in pencil and watercolour on paper. It is currently housed in a private collection.

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