Gertrude Käsebier

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Artist Spotlight: Gertrude Käsebier as Photography Pioneer

Posted: April 18, 2011
Category: Gertrude Käsebier
One of the artists featured in Eye Wonder: Photography from the Bank of America Collection is Gertrude Käsebier (1852—1934), (pronounced “KAY-zerr-beer”), one of the most influential photographers of the early...
Ethereal black-and-white photograph of a women wearing a long white dress and gossamer veil, sitting in a stable, holding a swaddled infant. Dramatically illuminated by a shaft of light streaming in, she gazes down at the child cradled in her arms.