Painting with Light: Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age at Tate Britain

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Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Proserpine, 1874 (detail) Pinterest

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Discover the harmonic dialogue between 19th-century painting and early photography with Painting with Light: Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age at Tate Britain.

See stunning paintings by major artists such as Dante Gabriel Rossetti, John Singer Sargent and John Everett Millais alongside some fascinating photographic experiments. Find the similarities and differences between a J.M.W. Turner painting and early photographic landscapes, and follow the development of photography towards aesthetic independence.

This is Tate Britain’s first major exhibition on the relationship between British painting and early photography and it aims at blurring the traditional boundaries between artistic mediums. Learn how painters were inspired by the first photographs, and how photographers looked at British painting when making their compositions.

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