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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  • Alberto Giacometti

    Alberto Giacometti

  • Joan Miró

    Joan Miró

  • Jean Monnet

    Jean Monnet

  • Irving Penn

    Irving Penn

  • Man Ray

    Man Ray

  • Jean-Paul Riopelle

    Jean-Paul Riopelle

  • Pierre Soulages

    Pierre Soulages

  • Edward Steichen

    Edward Steichen

  • Ossip Zadkine

    Ossip Zadkine

  • Josef Albers

    Josef Albers

  • Alexander Calder

    Alexander Calder

  • Queen Elizabeth II

    Queen Elizabeth II

  • Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

    Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip

  • Naum Gabo

    Naum Gabo

  • Jacques Lipchitz

    Jacques Lipchitz

  • Cristina Pucci

    Cristina Pucci

  • Emilio and Cristina Pucci

    Emilio and Cristina Pucci

  • John Glenn

    John Glenn

  • Ravi Shankar

    Ravi Shankar

  • Apollo 11

    Apollo 11

  • Christiaan Barnard

    Christiaan Barnard

  • Yasunari Kawabata

    Yasunari Kawabata

  • Roppeita Kita

    Roppeita Kita

  • Barnett Newman

    Barnett Newman

  • Hideki Yukawa

    Hideki Yukawa

  • Muhammad Ali

    Muhammad Ali

  • Joan Baez

    Joan Baez

  • Emilio Greco

    Emilio Greco

  • Hugh Hefner

    Hugh Hefner

  • Giacomo Manzu

    Giacomo Manzu

  • Marino Marini

    Marino Marini

  • Linus Pauling

    Linus Pauling

  • Fidel Castro

    Fidel Castro

  • Roman Vishniac

    Roman Vishniac

  • Duke and Duchess of Windsor

    Duke and Duchess of Windsor

  • W. H. Auden

    W. H. Auden

  • Jacques Cousteau

    Jacques Cousteau

  • Paul Mellon

    Paul Mellon

  • Harland Sanders

    Harland Sanders

  • Gloria Steinem

    Gloria Steinem

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