Claudia Tobin teaches English literature and visual culture at the University of Cambridge. She is the author of ‘Modernism and Still Life: Artists, Writers, Dancers’ (Edinburgh University Press)

Vernon Lee (1881), John Singer Sargent. Tate collection

How Vernon Lee kept her finger on the pulse of gallery-goers

Long before the invention of the visitor-response survey, the writer was curious about how works of art affected their viewers

31 Jul 2022