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.


Selected Archive by Date

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  • 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

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