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Apatosaurus, painting by Charles Knight, 1898


Apatosaurus, painting by Charles Knight, 1898



18 5/8 x 28 1/2 in.

1 watercolor : Gouache. Formerly called Brontosaurus. Support: Artist board. Three apatosauri in foreground, one grazing on land, two submerged in water, others in background in water, heads and necks visible, foliate foreground and background.

AMNH Special Collections, Art Survey No. 778: Apatosaurus, Charles R. Knight, 1898.

AMNH Library catalog record: Apatosaurus

AMNH Library authority record: Knight, Charles Robert 1874-1953

Czerkas, S.M. and Glut, D.F. 1982. Dinosaurs, mammoths, and cavemen: the art of Charles R. Knight. New York: Dutton. p. 43.

1987-1988, "Dinosaurs: Past and Present". Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

American Museum of Natural History Library

Information on rights available at the repository.

Photographic Negative Number: 35799

Photographic Transparency Number: 2417

Photographic Transparency Number: 207

Art Survey Number: 778

Bibliographic Number: b10007775

American Museum of Natural History



Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 (artist), “Apatosaurus, painting by Charles Knight, 1898,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed February 25, 2024,