Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum: Photographs


128 pages

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The J. Paul Getty Museum’s collection of over one hundred thousand images is among the most comprehensive holdings of rare and important photographs in the world. It ranges from daguerreotypes to work by contemporary photographers such as Frederick Sommer and Manuel Álvarez Bravo. The fifty selections in this volume include Walker Evans’s Citizen in Downtown Havana, The Whisper of the Muse by Julia Margaret Cameron, and Georgia O’Keeffe: A Portrait by Alfred Stieglitz, as well as photographs by Carleton Watkins, André Kertész, Man Ray, Lisette Model, and many others. Each image is described in detail by the curatorial staff of the Department of Photographs at the Getty Museum.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Nineteenth Century
  • Twentieth Century
  • Index of Artists