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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  • 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

  • Max Ernst

    Max Ernst

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