Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein, 1948

This portrait of Albert Einstein is recognized as one of Mr. Karsh’s most iconic images. Einstein was born on March 14, in 1879. He was photographed by Karsh at Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study. Here is a behind-the-scenes image, and the second frame from the sitting.

Yousuf Karsh with Albert Einstein, Princeton, 1948
Albert Einstein, 1948