Ideology: How viewers are positioned in relation to garden portraits of wealthy patrons.

This article analyses five paintings from 1751-1905. Each work is a portrait of wealthy patron/s in gardens or on their land. Employing ideas about ideology drawn from the nineteenth century German philosopher Karl Marx (1818–1883), and French philosophers Louis Althusser (1918-1990) and Michel Foucault (1926–1984), this article considers how the viewer has been positioned in relation […]