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Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum. Photographs.

Author: Gordon Baldwin; J. Paul Getty Museum.
Publisher: Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 Alvarez Bravo. The fifty selections in this volume include Walker Evans's Citizen in Downtown Havana, The Whisper of the Muse by Julia Margaret Cameron,  Read more...
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J. Paul Getty Museum.
Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum. Photographs.
Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, c1999
(OCoLC)746269092
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Baldwin; J. Paul Getty Museum.
ISBN: 0892365161 9780892365166 089236517X 9780892365173
OCLC Number: 39007060
Notes: "Text prepared by Gordon Baldwin ... [et al.]"--T.p. verso.
Includes index.
Photographers included: Robert Adamson, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Eugène Atget, Anna Atkins, George N. Barnard, Hippolyte Bayard, William H. Bell, Henry Hamilton Bennett, Anne Brigman, Julia Margaret Cameron, Baron Adolf De Meyer, Dr. Hugh Welch Diamond, Ann Dixon, Frederick H. Evans, Walker Evans, T. Lux Feininger, Roger Fenton, Alexander Gardner, John Beasley Greene, Josiah Johnson Hawes, David Octavius Hill, Lewis W. Hine, Calvert Richard Jones, Gertrude Käsebier, André Kertész, Gustave Le Gray, Henri Le Secq, El Lissitzky, Robert McPherson, Man Ray, Charles Marville, John Jabez Edwin Mayall, Lisette Model, László Moholy-Nagy, Barbara Morgan, Nadar, John Plumbe Jr., Albert Renger-Patzsch, August Sander, Charles Sheeler, Camille Silvy, Frederick Sommer, Albert Sands Southworth, Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Strand, Josef Sudek, William Henry Fox Talbot, Edmund Teske, Doris Ulmann, Carleton Watkins, Weege, Edward Weston.
Description: 128 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
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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 Alvarez 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, Andre Kertesz, 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.

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