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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

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Sittings

sitting #
date
Name
Role, Location, Notes
11954
Dec 12 1960

Wells

For Northwestern Mutual
11132
Dec 15 1954

Mr. S. C. Allyn

National Cash Register Company
Through PIX Publishing
11133
Dec 15 1954

Mr. R. S. Oelman

National Cash Register Company
Through PIX Publishing
11127
Dec 9 1954

Mr. Joe Hunter

President, Crucible Steel Corpn.
Through PIX Publishing
11116
Nov 23 1954

Watson

President, Cities Service Oil Co.
Through PIX Publishing
11117
Nov 24 1954

Mr. Morehead Paterson

President, American Machine and Foundry Corp.
Through PIX Publishing
11074
Aug 6 1954

Baron

Photographer (and brother)
11060
Jul 23 1954

Frank Muir

Actor. With Denis Norden
For Everybody’s Magazine
11060
Jul 23 1954

Denis Norden

Actor. With Frank Muir
For Everybody’s Magazine
11061
Jul 24 1954

Sir John Slessor

Marshall of the R.A.F., London
For Everybody’s Magazine
11063
Jul 26 1954

Sir Philip Vian

Admiral of the Fleet
For Everybody’s Magazine
11035
Jun 12 1954

Desy

Family
11006
Apr 14 1954

Louis H. Lamotte

Vice President in charge Sales, International Business Machines Inc.
11017
May 4 1954

Mr. Paul Levinger

President, The Spiedel Company
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
11017
May 5 1954

L. M. Voorhess

Chairman of the Finance Committee, United States Steel Corp.
11001
Apr 7 1954

Ray E. Eppert

Executive Vice President, Burroughs Corporation
10992
Mar 13 1954

Mr. William Balderston

President, The Philco Corporation
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
10973
Jan 26 1954

Mr. Edward Valentine

President and Chairman of the Board, J. W. Robinson & Co.
Northwestern Mutual sitting for J. Walter Thompson
10964
Jan 1 1954

Lincoln Project

Special record of negatives loaned by King Hostick

Photographs

  • Le Corbusier

  • Adolph Gottlieb

  • Pablo Picasso

  • Pablo Picasso

  • Benjamin Britten

  • Josip Broz Tito

  • Pablo Casals

  • Pablo Picasso

  • Le Corbusier

  • Sir and Lady Laurence Olivier

  • René Clair

  • Moira Shearer

  • Lord Ismay

  • Augustus John

  • Walt Disney

  • Terence Rattigan

  • Sir Alexander Fleming

  • Paul Claudel

  • Pablo Picasso

  • Pablo Casals

  • Le Corbusier

  • Laurence Olivier

  • Josip Broz Tito

  • John Steinbeck

  • Frank Lloyd Wright

  • Ernest Hemingway

  • Christian Dior

  • Carl Sandburg

  • Benjamin Britten

  • André Malraux

  • Albert Schweitzer

  • Albert Camus

Legacy

Pablo Picasso

On June 24, in 1901, Pablo Picasso had his first exhibition in Paris, “Yo Picasso” (I Picasso) at the Galerie Vollard.  […]

Earl Warren: Brown v. Board of Education

“…the extent to which we maintain the spirit of our constitution with its Bill of Rights, will in the long run do more to make it both secure and the object of adulation than the number of hydrogen bombs we stockpile.” […]

Lenore Tawney

By request from a client in the Netherlands, these two portraits of American fiber artist Lenore Tawney have been freshly scanned. […]

Richard Nixon

Richard Nixon was born on this day, January 9, 1913. This double portrait was made and published in January 1969 as Nixon took office as the 37th president of the United States. […]

Adolph Gottlieb

Hot off the scanner today is this beauty of abstract expressionist painter, sculptor and printmaker Adolph Gottlieb in his New York studio. […]

“We Met in Paris”

Joan E. Howard is the director of Petite Plaisance, the former home of Marguerite Yourcenar and Grace Frick. Available now in hardcover and digital download from University of Missouri Press is Howard’s latest book, “We Met in Paris” Grace Frick and Her Life with Marguerite Yourcenar. […]

Josip Broz Tito

Yugoslav communist revolutionary and political leader, Josip Broz, died on this day, May 4, in 1980. […]

Jonas Salk

On this day, April 26, in 1954, Jonas Salk’s polio vaccine began field trials. […]

Picasso: Genius

The National Geographic television channel will release a second season of its biographical “Genius” series on April 24th, 2018. Pablo Picasso is played by Antonio Banderas. […]

Albert Schweitzer

On this day, January 14, in 1875, Albert Schweitzer was born. Schweitzer was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize of 1952, and his acceptance speech, “The Problem of Peace,” is considered one of the best speeches ever given. […]

Richard Nixon’s Refusal

On this day, January 4, in 1974, President Richard Nixon refused to hand over tape recordings and documents that had been subpoenaed by the Senate Watergate Committee. […]

Picasso at Paris Photo

Claude Ruiz Picasso with a photograph of his father, at Robert Klein Gallery, Paris Photo, 2017. […]

Albert Camus

French philosopher, author and journalist Albert Camus was born on this day, November 7, in 1913. […]

André Malraux

French novelist and art theorist André Malraux was born on this day, November 3, in 1901. […]

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso was born on this day, October 25, in 1881. Picasso was photographed by Karsh at Villa La Galloise, in July of 1954. […]

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