Romanticism: c. 1800-1848

Artists such as Delacroix, Goya, Turner, and Friedrich responded to a newly modern world by creating some of the most emotionally expressive art ever made.



Jean-Léon Gérôme, The Snake Charmer and His Audience - detail
East of who? Europe’s political ideology created the notion of the Orient in order to subjugate and control it.

Orientalism