Carleton Watkins: The Art of Perception

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 1999 - Photography - 228 pages
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"Produced using state-of-the-art tritone printing, it showcases over one hundred of the photographer's best images, including several of Watkins's extraordinary multi-part panoramic works. The photographs, many of which have never been exhibited or reproduced before, are accompanied by essays that are informed by substantial original research into Watkin's life and ambitions."--BOOK JACKET.

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Acknowledged as the foremost 19th-century American landscape photographer, Watkins (1829-1916) produced visual images of an American West that the Victorian populace had barely begun to imagine ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Douglas R. Nickel is curator of photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

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