Fine Prints and Photography Auction

March 10, 2015

LOT 25
Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002)
  • Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002)
  • Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002)
  • Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002)

25

Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002), Armenian/Canadian

LOUIS STEPHEN ST. LAURENT, PRIME MINISTER OF CANADA

Silver print; signed in pencil lower left margin, signed by the sitter and dated “February. 1949.” with presentation: “To Mr. W.C. Woods with cordial greetings” in pen and ink bottom margin.

Together with:

CHRIS LUND (1923-1983), CANADIAN
PORTRAIT OF JOHN G. DIEFENBAKER, 1950’s

Silver gelatin print; autographed by Diefenbaker in blue pen and ink, stamped with photographer’s credit: “National Film Board/ photo by Chris Lund”, stamp numbered “85792” verso.

Together with:

UNIDENTIFIED, CIRCA 1945;
SIR WINSTON CHURCHILL (AT THE YALTA CONFERENCE, FEBRUARY, 1945?)
Silver print

Sheet 10" x 7.75" — 25.4 x 19.7 cm.; 10" x 8" — 25.4 x 20.3 cm.; 9.5" x 12.5" — 24.1 x 31.8 cm.

Estimate $300-$500

Realised: $432
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?