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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  • Samuel Newhouse

    Samuel Newhouse

  • Ford of Canada, Rear Window

    Ford of Canada, Rear Window

  • Archbishop Fulton Sheen

    Archbishop Fulton Sheen

  • Stanley Park

    Stanley Park

  • Vancouver at Night

    Vancouver at Night

  • Antique Shop

    Antique Shop

  • Calgary Stampede

    Calgary Stampede

  • Great Lakes Paper Company

    Great Lakes Paper Company

  • Horses and Farmer

    Horses and Farmer

  • Porter at Union Station

    Porter at Union Station

  • Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten

  • Albert Camus

    Albert Camus

  • Pablo Casals

    Pablo Casals

  • René Clair

    René Clair

  • Paul Claudel

    Paul Claudel

  • Christian Dior

    Christian Dior

  • Walt Disney

    Walt Disney

  • Sir Alexander Fleming

    Sir Alexander Fleming

  • Lord Ismay

    Lord Ismay

  • Augustus John

    Augustus John

  • Le Corbusier

    Le Corbusier

  • Frank Lloyd Wright

    Frank Lloyd Wright

  • André Malraux

    André Malraux

  • Laurence Olivier

    Laurence Olivier

  • Sir and Lady Laurence Olivier

    Sir and Lady Laurence Olivier

  • Pablo Picasso

    Pablo Picasso

  • Terence Rattigan

    Terence Rattigan

  • Carl Sandburg

    Carl Sandburg

  • Albert Schweitzer

    Albert Schweitzer

  • Moira Shearer

    Moira Shearer

  • John Steinbeck

    John Steinbeck

  • Josip Broz Tito

    Josip Broz Tito

  • Jacob Epstein

    Jacob Epstein

  • Herbert von Karajan

    Herbert von Karajan

  • Samuel Barber

    Samuel Barber

  • Joan Collins

    Joan Collins

  • Robertson Davies

    Robertson Davies

  • Cecil B. DeMille

    Cecil B. DeMille

  • Anita Ekberg

    Anita Ekberg

  • Indira Gandhi

    Indira Gandhi

  • Princess Grace

    Princess Grace

  • Audrey Hepburn

    Audrey Hepburn

  • Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer

    Audrey Hepburn and Mel Ferrer

  • Charlton Heston and Son

    Charlton Heston and Son

  • Marcel Marceau

    Marcel Marceau

  • Gian Carlo Menotti

    Gian Carlo Menotti

  • Jawaharlal Nehru

    Jawaharlal Nehru

  • Georgia O’Keeffe

    Georgia O’Keeffe

  • Norman Rockwell

    Norman Rockwell

  • Jonas Salk

    Jonas Salk

  • Igor Stravinsky

    Igor Stravinsky

  • Tennessee Williams

    Tennessee Williams

  • Lauren Bacall

    Lauren Bacall

  • Glenn Gould

    Glenn Gould

  • Ernest Hemingway

    Ernest Hemingway

  • Jacqueline Kennedy

    Jacqueline Kennedy

  • John and Jacqueline Kennedy

    John and Jacqueline Kennedy

  • Thurgood Marshall

    Thurgood Marshall

  • Lester Pearson

    Lester Pearson

  • Jackie Robinson

    Jackie Robinson

  • Brigitte Bardot

    Brigitte Bardot

  • Randolph Churchill

    Randolph Churchill

  • Robert Frost

    Robert Frost

  • Dag Hammarskjöld

    Dag Hammarskjöld

  • Carl Jung

    Carl Jung

  • Charles Laughton

    Charles Laughton

  • Gina Lollobrigida

    Gina Lollobrigida

  • Pope John XXIII

    Pope John XXIII

  • Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe

    Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe

  • Edward R. Murrow

    Edward R. Murrow

  • Lenore Tawney

    Lenore Tawney

  • Sir Edmund Hillary

    Sir Edmund Hillary

  • Alfred Hitchcock

    Alfred Hitchcock

  • John F. Kennedy

    John F. Kennedy

  • Edward Kennedy, John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy

    Edward Kennedy, John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy

  • Mary Martin

    Mary Martin

  • Dr. Walter Alvarez

    Dr. Walter Alvarez

  • Martin Luther King

    Martin Luther King

  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

  • Justice William Brennan

    Justice William Brennan

  • Leonid Brezhnev

    Leonid Brezhnev

  • Chief Buthelezi

    Chief Buthelezi

  • Leslie Caron

    Leslie Caron

  • Barry Goldwater

    Barry Goldwater

  • Lyndon B. Johnson

    Lyndon B. Johnson

  • Estrellita Karsh

    Estrellita Karsh

  • Nikita Khrushchev

    Nikita Khrushchev

  • Nina Khrushchev

    Nina Khrushchev

  • Douglas MacArthur

    Douglas MacArthur

  • Pope Paul VI

    Pope Paul VI

  • Maya Plisetskaya

    Maya Plisetskaya

  • Earl Warren

    Earl Warren

  • Konrad Adenauer

    Konrad Adenauer

  • Ludwig Erhard

    Ludwig Erhard

  • Paul Getty

    Paul Getty

  • Graham Greene

    Graham Greene

  • Frederick Varley

    Frederick Varley

  • John Walker

    John Walker

  • Evelyn Waugh

    Evelyn Waugh

  • Marc Chagall

    Marc Chagall

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