Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Names Taken from John William Godward

"Sabinella" by John William Godward

I am a great fan of John William Godward's art (as you can tell from my icon!). He has some unusual, and beautiful names for his paintings, which are mostly of Greek or Roman scenes. Godward lived from 1861 to 1922.

Cassotis
Lucilia
Ophelia
Athenais
Ismenia
Sabinella (also the genus of a sea snail)
Praxilla
Stesicrate
Lycinna
Ianthe
Nerissa
Megilla
Phyleis
Sappho
Atalanta
Drusilla
Amaryllis

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