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Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

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sitting #
Role, Location, Notes
Oct 16 1944

Elizabeth Gordon

Editor, House Beautiful. (Mrs. Carl Norcross)
For House Beautiful Magazine
Nov 1 1959

Mr. Joseph Baum

American restaurateur
For House Beautiful Magazine
Dec 1 1959

Mr. Gene Moore

Window dresser
For House Beautiful Magazine
Oct 21 1960

Emile Norman

For House Beautiful Magazine
Jan 1 1961

Mr. Boris Kroll

Master craftsman and weaver
For House Beautiful Magazine


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Thomas Church

…design known as the “California Style”. Church was photographed by Karsh in 1960 for House Beautiful. and this image from the Sitting is freshly digitized. Others who were photographed for… […]

T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings

…new post-war American home, I can tell you that his name is code for “fabulous, cool and very expensive.” T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings was photographed in 1945 for House Beautiful Magazine…. […]

Flying Over Sunset

Clare Boothe Luce, 1944 It’s 1957. You are at a beautiful beach house overlooking the Pacific. You’re there with Cary Grant, Clare Boothe Luce and Aldous Huxley and they are… […]

Lenore Tawney

…for the elevation of craft processes to fine art status, two communities which were previously mutually exclusive. (Wikipedia) Karsh photographed Tawney in November, 1959, for House Beautiful. He photographed several… […]

T. H. Robsjohn-Gibbings

…more (Wikipedia). Robsjohn-Gibbings was photographed by Karsh in 1945 for House Beautiful. Karsh photographed several people for that magazine through the 1940s, ’50s and ’60s, including other architects such as… […]

Grace of Monaco: Princess in Dior

A singular look into Grace of Monaco’s stylish life through the exceptional dresses that the house of Dior created for her over the years. The book cover is a Karsh… […]

Princess Elizabeth

The cover of this week’s Hello! Canada features this beautiful color portrait from Yousuf Karsh’s 1951 sitting with Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth. This official portrait of Princess Elizabeth was… […]


A Brief Biography

…read nor write, but had exquisite taste. He traveled to distant lands to buy and sell rare and beautiful things — furniture, rugs, spices. My mother was an educated woman,…

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