Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

La imagen de la Reina Isabel II y la fotografía

Rafael Gil Salinas


In 1839 it was invented the “daguerrotipe” -a directly preceding of the photography. In this moment, we can to say, starts relationship between photography and picture. Much more artists used photographies as a way to approach a to the reality. During kingdom of Isabel II, (1833-1868), it was so common used photography as a visiting card and, some time, painters used this kind of expression to painting people reliable so much. From a photography of the Queen Isabel II who appear in a visiting card, was the starting point to diffuse the real image with minimum changes.

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