Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

A Gallery Overview of Portraits

A sampling of Yousuf Karsh’s iconic portraits. For more, see the Selected Archive.

  • Winston Churchill

    Winston Churchill

  • Princess Elizabeth

    Princess Elizabeth

  • Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela

  • George Bernard Shaw

    George Bernard Shaw

  • Pablo Picasso

    Pablo Picasso

  • Martin Luther King

    Martin Luther King

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway

  • Fidel Castro

    Fidel Castro

  • Audrey Hepburn

    Audrey Hepburn

  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

  • Marian Anderson

    Marian Anderson

  • Princess Grace

    Princess Grace

  • Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali

  • Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

    Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

  • Georgia O'Keeffe

    Georgia O'Keeffe

  • Pablo Casals

    Pablo Casals

  • Jacqueline Kennedy

    Jacqueline Kennedy

  • Jessye Norman

    Jessye Norman

  • Andy Warhol

    Andy Warhol

  • I. M. Pei

    I. M. Pei

  • Man Ray

    Man Ray

  • Martha Graham

    Martha Graham

  • John and Jacqueline Kennedy

    John and Jacqueline Kennedy

  • Alberto Giacometti

    Alberto Giacometti

  • Dwight Eisenhower

    Dwight Eisenhower

  • Pope John Paul II

    Pope John Paul II

  • Mother Teresa

    Mother Teresa

  • Christian Dior

    Christian Dior

  • Walt Disney

    Walt Disney

  • King Faisal

    King Faisal

  • Elizabeth Taylor

    Elizabeth Taylor

  • Frank Lloyd Wright

    Frank Lloyd Wright

  • Helen Keller and Polly Thompson

    Helen Keller and Polly Thompson

  • Sophia Loren

    Sophia Loren