Yousuf Karsh

Armenian, 1908–2002

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In his compassionate, elegant portraits of the leading figures of the 20th century—among them Pablo Picasso, Georgia O’Keeffe, Winston Churchill, Audrey Hepburn, Jackie Kennedy, Muhammad Ali, and Albert Einstein—photographer Yousuf Karsh captured …

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Ansel Adams, 1977
Sold on May 25, 2022
US$6,000
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gelatin silver print, mounted on board
19 1/8 x 15 1/2 in. (60.6 x 39.3 cm.) 28 x 22 in. (71.1 x 55.8 cm.)
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US$6,000
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May 25, 2022
Christie's
Ansel Adams, 1977
gelatin silver print, mounted on board
May 25, 2022
Christie's
US$6,000
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19 1/8 x 15 1/2 in. (60.6 x 39.3 cm.) 28 x 22 in. (71.1 x 55.8 cm.)
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May 25, 2022
Christie's
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US$6,000
Winston Churchill, 1941
Sold on Mar 15, 2022
£16,380
US$21,404
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Early silver print, signed in white ink on recto (mounted, unframed)
49.8 by 39.3cm. 19⅝ by 15½in.
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£16,380
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Mar 15, 2022
Sotheby's
Winston Churchill, 1941
Early silver print, signed in white ink on recto (mounted, unframed)
Mar 15, 2022
Sotheby's
£16,380
US$21,404
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49.8 by 39.3cm. 19⅝ by 15½in.
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Mar 15, 2022
Sotheby's
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£16,380
Winston Churchill, 1941
Sold on Mar 9, 2022
£16,380
US$21,456
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Early silver print
39.3 x 49.8 cm
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£16,380
Auction Sale
Mar 9, 2022
Sotheby's
Winston Churchill, 1941
Early silver print
Mar 9, 2022
Sotheby's
£16,380
US$21,456
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39.3 x 49.8 cm
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Mar 9, 2022
Sotheby's
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£16,380
Queen Elizabeth II, 1952
Sold on Nov 3, 2021
€2,048
US$2,371
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vintage gelatin silver print
19.0 x 24.0 cm
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€2,048
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Nov 3, 2021
Dorotheum
Queen Elizabeth II, 1952
vintage gelatin silver print
Nov 3, 2021
Dorotheum
€2,048
US$2,371
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19.0 x 24.0 cm
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Nov 3, 2021
Dorotheum
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€2,048
Winston Churchill, 1941
Sold on Sep 14, 2021
£17,640
US$23,037
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50.8 by 40.6 cm. 20 by 16 in. 60.4 by 50.8 cm. 23¾ by 19⅞ in. 71 by 60.2 cm. 28 by 23 ¾ in. 76.2 by 61 cm. 30 by 24 in.
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£17,640
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Sep 14, 2021
Sotheby's
Winston Churchill, 1941
Photography
Sep 14, 2021
Sotheby's
£17,640
US$23,037
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50.8 by 40.6 cm. 20 by 16 in. 60.4 by 50.8 cm. 23¾ by 19⅞ in. 71 by 60.2 cm. 28 by 23 ¾ in. 76.2 by 61 cm. 30 by 24 in.
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Sep 14, 2021
Sotheby's
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£17,640
Winston Churchill, 1941
Sold on Sep 7, 2021
£17,640
US$24,412
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Silver print, matted, unframed
40.6 x 50.8 cm
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£17,640
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Sep 7, 2021
Sotheby's
Winston Churchill, 1941
Silver print, matted, unframed
Sep 7, 2021
Sotheby's
£17,640
US$24,412
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40.6 x 50.8 cm
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Sep 7, 2021
Sotheby's
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£17,640
George Bernard Shaw, 1945
Sold on Aug 31, 2021
US$1,275
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Gelatin silver print
17.8 x 22.8 cm
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US$1,275
Auction Sale
Aug 31, 2021
Bonhams
George Bernard Shaw, 1945
Gelatin silver print
Aug 31, 2021
Bonhams
US$1,275
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17.8 x 22.8 cm
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Aug 31, 2021
Bonhams
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US$1,275
"Fifteen Portraits", 1983
Sold on Apr 9, 2021
US$37,812
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15 gelatin silver prints
40.8 x 59.7 cm
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US$37,812
Auction Sale
Apr 9, 2021
Bonhams
"Fifteen Portraits", 1983
15 gelatin silver prints
Apr 9, 2021
Bonhams
US$37,812
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40.8 x 59.7 cm
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Apr 9, 2021
Bonhams
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US$37,812
Winston Churchill, 1941, 1990
Sold on Mar 9, 2021
£35,280
US$48,764
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silver print
40.5 x 49.5 cm
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£35,280
Auction Sale
Mar 9, 2021
Sotheby's
Winston Churchill, 1941, 1990
silver print
Mar 9, 2021
Sotheby's
£35,280
US$48,764
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40.5 x 49.5 cm
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Mar 9, 2021
Sotheby's
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£35,280
Georgia O'Keeffe, 1908
Sold on Nov 27, 2020
US$6,930
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large-format gelatin silver print
40.3 x 50.2 cm
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US$6,930
Auction Sale
Nov 27, 2020
Sotheby's
Georgia O'Keeffe, 1908
large-format gelatin silver print
Nov 27, 2020
Sotheby's
US$6,930
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40.3 x 50.2 cm
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Nov 27, 2020
Sotheby's
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US$6,930