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George Frederic Watts was a British painter, sculptor, and printmaker. He was associated with the Symbolist movement and became famous during his lifetime for his allegorical works. The artist is often referred to as the "Father of Symbolism." Here is a look at some of his most well-known work. It is important to note that he did not use the term 'Symbolism' in the name of his art.

At the height of his fame, Watts exhibited his work in London. His work is largely based on subjects such as nature, animals, and architecture. Many of his early works feature landscape scenes. His famous painting of The Lady and the Groom was executed in a single morning. Unlike other paintings of this time, Watts rejected the traditional academic finish and applied his paint with vigorous brushstrokes. The layers of yellow and red form a mosaic, reminiscent of the incarnadine sunsets of Turner.

The early life of George Frederic Watts was filled with a sense of failure. Although he never exhibited his work, he kept his paintings with him. He grew up in a castle in a traditional Scottish village. He was childless all his life, but was involved with a number of famous men. He was a close friend of John Ruskin and JB Atkinson.

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