Essay · Traveler Artists

‘Seeing and Being Seen’ in 19th Century Traveler Art

When looking at paintings by traveler artists from the mid to late 19th century, the viewer must ask one crucial question: what would the impression of these exotic vistas have ultimately been? Since 19th century viewers were most likely to see foreign landscapes in the museum gallery at this point, as photography would not become… Continue reading ‘Seeing and Being Seen’ in 19th Century Traveler Art