Lot 196: YOUSUF KARSH (1908-2002) Karsh--Fifteen Portraits.
October 25, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
YOUSUF KARSH (1908-2002)
Karsh--Fifteen Portraits. A portfolio with 15 (of 15) oversized photographic portraits by Karsh. Silver prints, the images measuring 23 3/4x19 7/8 inches (60.3x50.5 cm.), and smaller, the mounts 30x24 inches (76.2x61 cm.), each with Karsh's signature, in ink, and the edition notation 23/100, in pencil, on mount recto. Elephant folio, linen clamshell box with the stamped leather title; with the colophon; in the original shipping box; contents loose as issued. ONE OF 100 NUMBERED COPIES. Weston Gallery, 1941-70; printed 1983
Muhammad Ali, 1970 * Pablo Casals, 1954 * Marc Chagall, 1965 * Winston Churchill, 1941 * Jacques Cousteau, 1972 * Albert Einstein, 1948 * Robert Frost, 1958 * Ernest Hemingway, 1957 * Helen Keller, 1948 * Joan Miro, 1967 * Georgia O'Keeffe, 1956 * Pablo Picasso, 1954 * Albert Schweitzer, 1954 * George Bernard Shaw, 1943 * Jean Sibelius, 1949.
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