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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

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sitting #
Role, Location, Notes
Dec 12 1960


For Northwestern Mutual
Dec 15 1954

Mr. S. C. Allyn

National Cash Register Company
Through PIX Publishing
Dec 15 1954

Mr. R. S. Oelman

National Cash Register Company
Through PIX Publishing
Dec 9 1954

Mr. Joe Hunter

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


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

Mr. Morehead Paterson

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


Photographer (and brother)
Jul 23 1954

Frank Muir

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

Denis Norden

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

Sir John Slessor

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

Sir Philip Vian

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


Apr 14 1954

Louis H. Lamotte

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

Mr. Paul Levinger

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

L. M. Voorhess

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

Ray E. Eppert

Executive Vice President, Burroughs Corporation
Mar 13 1954

Mr. William Balderston

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

Mr. Edward Valentine

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

Lincoln Project

Special record of negatives loaned by King Hostick


  • 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


The Grapes of Wrath

April 14 marks the anniversary of the first publication of John Steinbeck’s 1939 novel “The Grapes of Wrath.” […]

Pablo Picasso

The world lost the prolific Pablo Picasso on this day, April 8, in 1973. […]

Alexander Fleming

Scottish biologist, physician, microbiologist, and pharmacologist Alexander Fleming died on this day, March 11, in 1955. […]

Christian Dior

The French fashion designer Christian Dior was born on February 21, in 1905. […]

Ruth Draper

In 2019, 25 recordings were added to the United States Library of Congress’ National Recording Registry. One of them is Ruth Draper. […]

Walt Disney

Animator, voice actor and film producer Walt Disney was born on December 5, in 1901. […]

Picasso and Giacometti

Pablo Picasso and Alberto Giacometti will be the subjects of a new museum opening in Beijing in 2020. […]

Albert Camus

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

Earl Warren

October 5th marks the anniversary of Earl Warren’s swearing-in as the 14th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. […]

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.” […]

Presidents’ Day

Karsh photographed twelve United States Presidents, from Herbert Hoover to Bill Clinton.  […]

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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