Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Selected Archive

During his career, Karsh held 15,312 sittings and produced more than 370,000 negatives. This Selected Archive contains a fraction of photographs from his body of work. As you type, the search bar below returns subjects’ names from this Selected Archive only. You can search the entire database in the Sittings section.


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  • Berenice Abbott

    Berenice Abbott

  • George Abbott

    George Abbott

  • Ansel Adams

    Ansel Adams

  • Konrad Adenauer

    Konrad Adenauer

  • Josef Albers

    Josef Albers

  • Viscount Alexander

    Viscount Alexander

  • Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali

  • Dr. Walter Alvarez

    Dr. Walter Alvarez

  • Marian Anderson

    Marian Anderson

  • Antique Shop

    Antique Shop

  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11

  • Elizabeth Arden

    Elizabeth Arden

  • Atlas Steel

    Atlas Steel

  • Clement Attlee

    Clement Attlee

  • W. H. Auden

    W. H. Auden

  • Lauren Bacall

    Lauren Bacall

  • Joan Baez

    Joan Baez

  • Samuel Barber

    Samuel Barber

  • Brigitte Bardot

    Brigitte Bardot

  • Christiaan Barnard

    Christiaan Barnard

  • Lord Beaverbrook

    Lord Beaverbrook

  • Sir Thomas Beecham

    Sir Thomas Beecham

  • Archibald Belaney (Grey Owl)

    Archibald Belaney (Grey Owl)

  • Ingrid Bergman

    Ingrid Bergman

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Leonard Bernstein

  • Benazir Bhutto

    Benazir Bhutto

  • Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

    Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

  • Dr. Alfred Blalock

    Dr. Alfred Blalock

  • Humphrey Bogart

    Humphrey Bogart

  • Georges Braque

    Georges Braque

  • Justice William Brennan

    Justice William Brennan

  • Leonid Brezhnev

    Leonid Brezhnev

  • Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten

  • Chief Buthelezi

    Chief Buthelezi

  • Alexander Calder

    Alexander Calder

  • Calgary Stampede

    Calgary Stampede

  • Albert Camus

    Albert Camus

  • Douglas Cardinal

    Douglas Cardinal

  • Leslie Caron

    Leslie Caron

  • President James Carter

    President James Carter

  • Pablo Casals

    Pablo Casals

  • Fidel Castro

    Fidel Castro

  • Marc Chagall

    Marc Chagall

  • Jacques Chirac

    Jacques Chirac

  • Randolph Churchill

    Randolph Churchill

  • Winston Churchill

    Winston Churchill

  • René Clair

    René Clair

  • Paul Claudel

    Paul Claudel

  • Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton

  • Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton

  • Jean Cocteau

    Jean Cocteau

  • Joan Collins

    Joan Collins

  • Katharine Cornell

    Katharine Cornell

  • Joseph Cotton

    Joseph Cotton

  • Jacques Cousteau

    Jacques Cousteau

  • Noël Coward

    Noël Coward

  • Joan Crawford

    Joan Crawford

  • Dr. Thomas Cullen

    Dr. Thomas Cullen

  • Lilly Daché

    Lilly Daché

  • Robertson Davies

    Robertson Davies

  • General Charles de Gaulle

    General Charles de Gaulle

  • Cecil B. DeMille

    Cecil B. DeMille

  • Gerard Depardieu

    Gerard Depardieu

  • Christian Dior

    Christian Dior

  • Walt Disney

    Walt Disney

  • Ruth Draper

    Ruth Draper

  • Lord and Lady Bessborough

    Lord and Lady Bessborough

  • Early Landscape

    Early Landscape

  • Early Portrait

    Early Portrait

  • Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein

  • General Dwight Eisenhower

    General Dwight Eisenhower

  • Anita Ekberg

    Anita Ekberg

  • Elixir


  • Princess Elizabeth

    Princess Elizabeth

  • Princess Elizabeth

    Princess Elizabeth

  • Queen Elizabeth II

    Queen Elizabeth II

  • Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

    Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

  • John Enders

    John Enders

  • Jacob Epstein

    Jacob Epstein

  • Ludwig Erhard

    Ludwig Erhard

  • Max Ernst

    Max Ernst

  • King Faisal

    King Faisal

  • Carrie Fisher

    Carrie Fisher

  • Sir Alexander Fleming

    Sir Alexander Fleming

  • Henry Ford

    Henry Ford

  • Ford of Canada

    Ford of Canada

  • Ford of Canada

    Ford of Canada

  • Robert Frost

    Robert Frost

  • Buckminster Fuller

    Buckminster Fuller

  • Clark Gable

    Clark Gable

  • Naum Gabo

    Naum Gabo

  • Indira Gandhi

    Indira Gandhi

  • Judy Garland

    Judy Garland

  • John Garo

    John Garo

  • Gratien Gélinas

    Gratien Gélinas

  • King George VI

    King George VI

  • Paul Getty

    Paul Getty

  • Alberto Giacometti

    Alberto Giacometti

  • Valery Giscard d’Estaing

    Valery Giscard d’Estaing

  • Philip Glass

    Philip Glass

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