Jacques Cousteau

"For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it." — Jacques-Yves Cousteau, Portrait by Yousuf Karsh

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela 1918 - 2013 South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to

Winston Churchill

Yousuf Karsh’s 1941 portrait of a scowling Winston Churchill – reportedly reacting to Karsh snatching Churchill’s cigar – graced the cover of Life magazine and cemented the British prime minister’s.

Rahibe Teresa

Mother Teresa photographed by Yousuf Karsh, CC (December 1908 – July a Canadian photographer of Armenian heritage, and one of the most famous and accomplished portrait photographers of all time.

Pablo Picasso

By Yousuf Karsh: Pablo Picasso: side lit to show form - enhances the curve of the woman's image on the vase as well as Picasso's face

Man Ray

Man Ray - Portraits by Yousuf Karsh

W.H.Auden

Yousuf Karsh (December 1908 – July was an Armenian-Canadian photographer, and one of the most famous and accomplished portrait photographers

Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov

Thomas Cullen

Thomas Cullen - Portraits by Yousuf Karsh

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