Yousuf Karsh Portrait Photograph - John F. Kennedy
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Yousuf Karsh
John F. Kennedy

1960

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Original gelatin silver print made later in the artist's career from the original negative and signed by the artist on the front of the mount. Includes overmat - 28 x 22 inches. Yousuf Karsh was a Canadian photographer (1908 - 2002) and is considered one of the most renowned portrait photographer of our time. He has perceptively photographed the statesmen, artists, and literary and scientific figures that have shaped our lives in the 20th century. Known for his ability to transform “the human face into legend,” many of the portraits that he created have become virtually the image of the great man or woman they portray, whether Winston Churchill, Ernest Hemingway, Albert Einstein, Georgia O’Keeffe or Helen Keller. In other words, “to experience a Karsh photograph is to feel in the presence of history itself.” His photographs are in major private and public collections throughout the world, the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston holding the largest collection in the United States.

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  • Dimensions
    H 24 in. x W 19.75 in.H 60.96 cm x W 50.17 cm
  • Gallery Location
    Carmel-by-the-Sea, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU1152283591
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