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Yousuf Karsh began his career in photography as an apprentice to the Boston studio photographer John Garo. Very early, he determined that his goal was to portray the famous people of his day and to transmit the idea of greatness and genius, as well as the individuality of his sitters. Bold use...

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Inscription

On mount, in black ink, below image, l.l.: Karsh Verso, in graphite, top ctr.: Alexander Calder / 1965

Provenance

The artist; gift September 1998.

Credit Line

Gift of Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh

Copyright

© Estate of Yousuf Karsh

1965

Object Place

USA

Dimensions

Image: 31.5 x 25.4 cm (12 3/8 x 10 in.) Mount: 41.9 x 34.9 cm (16 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1998.327

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Collections

Photography

Classifications

Photographs