The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Alcatraz, From North Point]

Object Details

Title:

[Alcatraz, From North Point]

Artist/Maker:

Carleton Watkins (American, 1829 - 1916)

Culture:

American

Place:

San Francisco, California, United States (Place Created)

Date:

1866 - 1868

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XM.897.3

Dimensions:

39.8 × 52.1 cm (15 11/16 × 20 1/2 in.)

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Object Description

Mammoth

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
Carleton Watkins: Western Landscape and the Classical Vision (March 13 to May 27, 1990)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum (Malibu), March 13 to May 27, 1990
Pioneers of Landscape Photography: Carleton Watkins and Gustave Le Gray (September 1 to November 7, 1993)
  • Städtische Galerie im Städelsches Kunstinstitut (Frankfurt), September 1 to November 7, 1993
Carleton Watkins: The Art of Perception (May 28, 1999 to May 7, 2000)
  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (San Francisco), May 28 to September 7, 1999
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), October 11, 1999 to January 9, 2000
  • National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.), February 6 to May 7, 2000
Bibliography
Bibliography

Nickel, Douglas R. Carleton Watkins: The Art of Perception. With an introduction by Maria Morris Hambourg. San Francisco: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1999, pl. 1.