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Carleton Watkins

[American Photographer, 1829-1916]

• Also known as:  Carleton E. Watkins
Carleton Emmons Watkins
• Subject matter:  Specializes in the American West.
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Original works by Carleton Watkins available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
67 works online by Watkins

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMusée d'Orsay, Paris
Artworks in the museum's collections database

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Photograph collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Includes a biography of the artist

Notable SiteNelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Missouri
View from Camp Grove, Yosemite, 1861 (Zoom)

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art  

Notable SiteCarleton Watkins at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
The Three Brothers, 4,480 feet, Yosemite Valley

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Akron Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)

Allen Art Museum at Oberlin College, Ohio
Yosemite Valley: Vernal and Nevada Falls from Glacier Point, photograph

Amon Carter Museum, Texas
The Wreck of the Viscata

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Devil's Slide Utah, U.P.R.R., albumen print, 1873-74

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
The Grizzly Giant

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
8 photographs online

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

Peabody Essex Museum, Massachusetts
1 photograph online: City of San Francisco (row 2/image 4). Click on the little "i" on the detail images to bring up information about the works.

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
5.000 Meisterwerke der Fotografie (in German)  

Masters of Photography  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

USC Annenberg School for Communication

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteStereoviews of Carleton Watkins

Why We Think Nature is Beautiful
Illustrated article by Eugene C. Hargrove

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Resource Library Magazine
Carleton Watkins: The Art of Perception at SFMOMA

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