Albert Watson

Albert Watson is renowned for his fashion, celebrity and fine art photography. He has shot over 100 covers for Vogue and 40 for Rolling Stone magazine since the 1970s. He has been acclaimed as one of the 20 most influential photographers of all time alongside Richard Avedon and Irving Penn.

Hamiltons represents Albert Watson's vintage photographs.  From unique Polaroids to the only vintage prints ever sold by Watson's studio, the subject matter ranges from fashion, beauty, portraiture and nudes to the renowned Kate Moss series, Marrakech, 1993.


Scottish-born photographer Albert Watson's forty-year career has been one of unparalleled productivity. He is renowned for his iconic portraits, innovative fashion work and distinctive land and cityscape photographs, as well as the hundreds of commercials he has directed.


This exclusive selection of vintage gelatin silver prints, include some of his most famous images. Unearthed from his extensive personal archive, these prints are a testament to the pursuit of perfection embodied in Watson's technique; he printed all the gelatin silver prints himself.  Critic Francis Hodgson notes, "Watson can go from silhouette to fully lit in a seamless transition. He can bludgeon your senses one minute and shiv you with a rapier the next. His lighting is a full symphony orchestra."