Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Robert F. Kennedy

Robert F. Kennedy, 1962

Robert F. Kennedy was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, on November 20, 1925. Kennedy was Attorney General of the United States when he was photographed by Karsh in 1962, a position he held from 1961 to 1964.

In 1968, then-42 year-old presidential candidate, Kennedy was shot dead in Los Angeles. He had just won the California presidential primaries in the 1968 election.

See another portrait of RFK from this Sitting.