Portraits and Photography Online Auction

October 22, 2009

LOT 81

Lot 81

Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002)

Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002)
Lot 81 Details
Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002), Canadian


Gelatin silver print; signed by Karsh in black ink to lower left margin, signed by both sitters and dated 1969 in black marker to the bottom margin, stamped: “Copyright The following credit line must be used Copyright Karsh, Ottawa” stamp verso, numbered in pencil No.117 below the stamp. Contained in a green leather frame with gilt stamped Michener cipher at the crest.
Plate 9.8" x 7.7" — 25 x 19.5 cm.

Estimate $500-$700

Realised: $240
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Ex- Collection of a former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario


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LOT 81

About Condition Ratings

  • 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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