The Gordon L. Bennett collection of Carleton Watkins new series photographs of Yosemite

New York, Wednesday, April 28, 2004.
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Sotheby's New York, The Gordon L. Bennett Collection of Carleton Watkins New Series Photographs of Yosemite, 28 AprilSaleLot 58 Exhibited San Francisco, Focus Gallery, Early Views of Yosemite and the California Missions: Photographs by Carleton E.

Watkins from the Collection of Gordon Bennett, November - December THE GORDON L. BENNETT COLLECTION OF CARLETON WATKINS NEW SERIES PHOTOGRAPHS OF YOSEMITE.

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Price: $   "Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs is among the most important books ever devoted to the history of photography."—Jed Perl, The New Republic "The rare piece of scholarship that takes a known figure and substantially alters our understanding of : Weston Naef.

The Gordon L. Bennett collection of Carleton Watkins new series photographs of Yosemite by Sotheby's (Firm) (Book) Carleton E. Watkins, pioneer photographer: special issue: California history, Fall by Carleton E Watkins (Book).

Exceptionally special, this print of The Half Dome, Vernal and Nevada Falls, from Glacier Point Yosemite originates from a once intact album of forty New Series Yosemite mammoth-plate prints, believed to be unique.

The album, its cover, long since disintegrated and discarded, was purchased by the collector Gordon L. Bennett in at the Old Book Store, San Francisco, and remained in his. Carleton Watkins: The Complete Mammoth Photographs is among the most important books ever devoted to the history of photography.

Jed Perl is art critic for The New Republic. Read More. Begin by visiting the Featured Photographs gallery to see examples of Watkins's best photographs or go directly to the series collections for a more complete view of Watkins's work. The series collections are grouped by year, (Watkins's earliest photographs), (Watkins' "Old" Series) and (Watkins' New Series).

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Sothebys - The Gordon L. Bennett Collection of Carleton Watkins New Series Photographs of Yosemite - New York, Ap [nach diesem Titel suchen] New York, Sotheby's, Anbieter Wimbauer Buchversand, (Hagen, NRW, Deutschland). Poland: Original, vintage photographs.

In various sizes. 1× 83 × 54 mm, 5× 91 × 61 mm, 1× × 88 mm, 3× × mm, 2× × mm. The 5 larger format images with the photographer, Władysław Toczyłowski’s stamp on the verso, the three smaller sized of them are labelled in pencil. The larger images are in fine condition, some of the small sized 91 ×.

Buy online, view images and see past prices for CARLETON E. WATKINS Invaluable is the world's largest marketplace for art, antiques, and collectibles. mammoth-plate albumen print, mounted, the photographer's letterpress label, with the title, series numberseries title, and his 'San Francisco' studio address, affixed to.

In an auction at Sotheby's New York, the collection raised a total of $ million. One of the $ pictures, titled "Agassiz Rock and the Yosemite Falls, from Union Point" sold for $, to. "Watkins achieved a poetic beauty in his Yosemite series that surpassed in quality and size any other landscape photographs made in America to that time," Naef says.

On Ap Bennett sold the New Series, 40 mammoth plate photographs of Yosemite, at auction at Sotheby’s, New York. He donated his remaining collection of over 1, images to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Bennett worked on personal photography projects throughout his adult life.

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- Carleton Watkins (–) was an American photographer of the 19th century. Born in New York, he moved to California and quickly became interested in photography. He focused mainly on landscape photography, and Yosemite Valley was a favorite subject of his.

His photographs of the valley significantly influenced the United States Congress’ decision to preserve it as a 24 pins.

Carleton Watkins was born in and was raised in Oneonta, New York. He became an avid hunter and fisherman and was a member of a local glee club and the Presbyterian Church choir.

Yosemite: Art of an American Icon (Septem to Janu ) Museum of the American West (Los Angeles), Septem to Janu ; Dialogue Among Giants: Carleton Watkins and the Rise of Photography in California (Octo to March 1, ).

There can be no photographer better known for the early exploration of the American West as Carleton Watkins (). Nor is there a mid-to-late 19th century photographer (Ansel Adams did his bit later!) who shaped public opinion about natural spaces as much as Watkins.

Sotheby’s New York, The Gordon L. Bennett Collection of Carleton Watkins New Series Photographs of Yosemite, 28 AprilSaleLot 49 Exhibited San Francisco, Focus Gallery, Early Views of Yosemite and the California Missions: Photographs by Carleton E.

Watkins from the Collection of Gordon Bennett, November-December Agassiz Rock and the Yosemite Falls, from Union Point; Carleton Watkins (American, - ); about ; Collection; Education. Adult Learners; College Faculty and Students; K Teachers and Students; Issues & Debates Series; Texts & Documents Series.

Content Description. This collection contains stereographs, cartes de visite, cabinet and boudoir cards, photograph albums, mammoth plates, and other loose prints taken by landscape photographer Carleton E.

Watkins, Watkins photographs that were taken before he lost his Yosemite Art Gallery studio in Carleton Watkins: Format: Mammoth Plate: Medium: Albumen: Image Size: 21 1 ⁄ 4 x 15 1 ⁄ 4 in. (54 x cm) — Vertical, Rectangle: Mount Size: 28 x 22 in.

( x cm) Provenance to Old Book Store, SF, /Gordon L. Bennett (source: /Sotheby’s catalog) View this image in gallery: Yosemite Valley from the North and. Additional works from this distinguished collection include prints by Dorothea Lange, Lisette Model and Carleton Watkins, whose The Half Dome, Vernal and Nevada Falls, from Glacier Point Yosemite.

Photographs by Timothy O’Sullivan () and William Henry Jackson () are the most celebrated from among this era. The exhibition includes O’Sullivan’s East Humbolt Mountains, Utah,and Jackson’s Mystic Lake, M.T.,as well as Bridal Veil, Yosemite, c.

(see below), by Carleton Watkins ( 12, photographs of the Mid-Atlantic states New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut from the s to the s, from the Robert N.

Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views at the New York Public Library. The views show buildings and street scenes in cities, towns, and. Title: Agassiz Rock and the Yosemite Falls, from Union Point Creator: Carleton Watkins Date: about Physical Dimensions: x cm (21 7/16 x 15 7/16 in.) External Link: Find out more about this object on the Museum website.

Medium: Albumen silver print Source Credit Line: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles Object Type: Print Object Status: Permanent Collection. The romance of ballooning: the story of the early aeronauts [A Studio book] [The astonishing year -- Delirious enthusiasm -- Satires and fantasies -- A half century of free balloons -- Notable exploits -- Scientific ascents -- The Gordon Bennett Aeronautic Cup -- -- All about balloons.].

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Based in Buffalo, he has some area views there, then he went West and made some nice Yosemite views, numbered and well processed. Pond, C.L., Sunset on Lake Erie, You can check for other regional photographers on ebay (or Google) and quickly zero in on a style or region. Carleton E.

Watkins, in full Carleton Emmons Watkins or Carleton Eugene Watkins, (born Nov. 11,Oneonta, N.Y., U.S.—died JImola, Calif.), American photographer best known for his artistic documentation of the landscape of the American also produced images of industrial sites in that region.

(For further information regarding his name, see the. named was one of Yosemite's earliest and most noteworthy photographers—Carleton E. Watkins. The following article relates only a part of his fascinating history. In the quiet little town of Oneonta, Oswego County, New York, two of California's most famous pioneers got their start.

Two boys, Collis P. Huntington and Carleton E. Watkins. Carleton E. Watkins (–) was an American photographer of the 19th century.

Born in New York, he moved to California and quickly became interested in photography. He focused mainly on landscape photography, and Yosemite Valley was a favorite subject of his.Watkins visited Yosemite again in andtaking photographs on behalf of the California State Geological Survey.

Geologists of the time were beginning to theorize that Ice Age glaciers, rather than erosion, had caused the valley&#;s formation, and so Watkins obligingly trained his lenses on the sheer granite cliffs that showed.