Esther Kenworthy Waterhouse
|Esther Kenworthy Waterhouse|
Portrait of the Artist's Wife
(John William Waterhouse, 1885 circa)
|Born||Esther Maria Kenworthy
|Died||1944 (aged 86–87)|
|Spouse(s)||John William Waterhouse (m. 1883)|
She married fellow artist John William Waterhouse at the parish church in Ealing, in 1883, and thereafter used the name Esther Kenworthy Waterhouse. Initially, they lived in a purpose built artistic colony in Primrose Hill, where the houses had studios. In around 1900, they moved to St John's Wood.
She is buried, along with her husband, at Kensal Green Cemetery.
Waterhouse's portrait of her is now owned by Sheffield City Art Galleries.
- Peter Trippi, "Waterhouse, John William (1849–1917)", Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 27 June 2007
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