Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

René Lévesque

Réné Levesque, 1978

This portrait of René Lévesque, the 23rd Premier of Quebec (1976-1985), is included in a book about Canadian Supreme Court justice Claire L’Heureux-Dubé, (out now from University of British Columbia Press). Also included are Karsh’s portraits of Alice Desjardins, a judge of the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal; and one of Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney.