Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

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Early Portrait

Early Portrait


“I saw this young lady in the Boston Public Library during my apprenticeship days with John Garo and invited her to Garo’s studio so that I might photograph her. She was gracious and consented to pose for a twenty-one-year-old student. Although she was the subject of my first portrait, regrettably I did not get her name.”