|Artist||John William Waterhouse|
|Medium||Oil on canvas|
- "In wind-blown draperies of slate-colour and blue, a girl passes through a spring landscape accented by pink blossom and daffodils".
Boreas was put up for sale in the mid-1990s after having been lost for 90 years - causing quite a sensation in the art community. The painting achieved a record price for Waterhouse at that time, achieving a price £848,500 ($1,293,962USD).
In Pop Culture
In season 2, episode 6 of the Hulu series The Handmaid's Tale -- the episode entitled "First Blood" -- a print of Boreas can be seen hanging in Commander Waterford's home.
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