Portraits and Photography Online Auction

October 22, 2009

LOT 77

Lot 77

Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002)

Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002)
Lot 77 Details
Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002), Canadian

PIERRE ELLIOTT TRUDEAU (1918-2000), 1968

Photo reproduction after the silver gelatin print of 1968; signed Karsh with printed letters in the plate lower left, signed by Trudeau in black pen and ink with presentation inscription: “A Lucien St. Amand avec mes ...” bottom margin. Contained in a leather frame
Sheet 10" x 8" — 25.4 x 20.3 cm.

Estimate $150-$250

Realised: $240
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Estate of Lucien St. Amand, Ottawa


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LOT 77

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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