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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 Collection Database, Paris
Wawona, 28 feet diameter, 275 feet high, Mariposa Grove, 1885

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

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City  
5 works online when last checked

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 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!
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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

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

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

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

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 reference works  
The "Art Encyclopedia" entry is from the Concise Grove Dictionary of Art (2002). The "Photography Encyclopedia" entry is from the The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005).

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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Watkins: Arbutus Menziesii, California, 1861
Arbutus Menziesii, California, 1861

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