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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  • Helen Hayes

    Helen Hayes

  • Mother Teresa

    Mother Teresa

  • Berenice Abbott

    Berenice Abbott

  • Benazir Bhutto

    Benazir Bhutto

  • Douglas Cardinal

    Douglas Cardinal

  • Philip Glass

    Philip Glass

  • Mikhail Gorbachev

    Mikhail Gorbachev

  • Jim Henson

    Jim Henson

  • Jim Henson and Yousuf Karsh

    Jim Henson and Yousuf Karsh

  • Al Hirschfeld

    Al Hirschfeld

  • Jasper Johns

    Jasper Johns

  • Nelson Mandela

    Nelson Mandela

  • Jessye Norman

    Jessye Norman

  • Tom Wolfe

    Tom Wolfe

  • George Abbott

    George Abbott

  • David Rockefeller

    David Rockefeller

  • Jonas Salk

    Jonas Salk

  • Norman Schwarzkopf

    Norman Schwarzkopf

  • Elie Wiesel

    Elie Wiesel

  • Billy Wilder

    Billy Wilder

  • Boris Yeltsin

    Boris Yeltsin

  • Bill Clinton

    Bill Clinton

  • Hillary Clinton

    Hillary Clinton

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