21 January – 21 April 2013
Brazil, Chile, Peru, 1829–32: A Naval Surgeon’s Costumbrismo Collection
This collection of watercolours was given to the Pitt Rivers Museum in 1933 by a Miss Wakefield. It contains fine examples of costumbrismo, a genre of painting with Spanish origins that became popular in South America in the early 19th century.
Archive Case (First Floor)