Figure | Fauna | Flora
8th session

November 03 - November 26, 2022


This session is closed for bidding.
Current bid: $5,000 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount

847058 26-Nov-2022 03:27:03 PM $5,000

38310 26-Nov-2022 01:47:29 PM $4,750

325263 26-Nov-2022 01:33:31 PM $4,500 AutoBid

38310 26-Nov-2022 01:32:02 PM $4,250

325263 05-Nov-2022 11:22:14 AM $4,000

The bidding history list updated on: Friday, April 12, 2024 05:14:01

LOT 918

1908 - 2002

gelatin silver print
signed and on verso stamped "No. P.O.Gr. / Karsh, Ottawa"
9 1/4 x 7 1/2 in, 23.5 x 19.1 cm

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000 CAD

Sold for: $6,250

Preview at:

Acquired from the Artist by the Petroleum Service League of Calgary, 1964
Private Collection, Calgary
By descent to the Present Private Collection, Alberta

Yousuf Karsh, Portraits of Greatness, 1959, reproduced page 45
Yousuf Karsh, In Search of Greatness, 1962, reproduced page 20
Yousuf Karsh, A Fifty-Year Retrospective, International Center of Photography, 1983, reproduced page 38
James Borcoman et al., Karsh: The Art of the Portrait, National Gallery of Canada, 1989, reproduced as the title page
Yousuf Karsh, Dieter Vorsteher et al, Yousuf Karsh: Heroes of Light and Shadow, 2001, reproduced page 47
Yousuf Karsh and Jerry Field, Karsh: A Biography in Images, 2003, reproduced page 71
Yousuf Karsh and David Travis, Yousuf Karsh: Regarding Heroes, 2009, reproduced page 21 and 53
Yousuf Karsh and David Travis, Karsh: Beyond the Camera, 2012, reproduced page 25 and front cover

The Lot is accompanied by a letter from Mrs. Joyce Large, Secretary to Yousuf Karsh, addressed to the Petroleum Service League of Calgary (1964).

All prices are in Canadian Dollars

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