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Art history meme | 2/9 paintings

Miranda - The Tempest, 1916
John William Waterhouse
Miranda is a living representation of female virtue. As is mentioned in the main article, Miranda is typically viewed as having completely internalized the patriarchal order of things, thinking of herself as subordinate to her father. She is loving, kind, and compassionate as well as obedient to her father and is described as “perfect and peerless, created of every creature’s best” [x]

Art history meme | 2/9 paintings

Miranda - The Tempest, 1916

John William Waterhouse

Miranda is a living representation of female virtue. As is mentioned in the main article, Miranda is typically viewed as having completely internalized the patriarchal order of things, thinking of herself as subordinate to her father. She is loving, kind, and compassionate as well as obedient to her father and is described as “perfect and peerless, created of every creature’s best” [x]