Karsh Signature

Yousuf Karsh, master photographer of the 20th century

Tennessee Williams

Tennessee Williams, 1956

American playwright Tennessee Williams died on February 25, in 1983. Born Thomas Lanier Williams III in 1911, he became famous with the success of The Glass Menagerie (1944). It was the first of a string of successes, including A Streetcar Named Desire (1947), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1955), and The Night of the Iguana (1961).

1956 brought Mr. Karsh an amazing array of Sitters, from Audrey Hepburn to Igor Stravinsky, and advertising shoots for J. Walter Thompson. Browse them here.