6 of 116 portraits of Sir Noël Coward
by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1943
12 5/8 in. x 10 1/8 in. (321 mm x 257 mm)
Given by Yousuf Karsh, 1984
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Sitterback to top
- Sir NoÃ«l Coward (1899-1973), Actor, playwright and composer. Sitter associated with 116 portraits.
Artistback to top
- Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002), Photographer. Artist associated with 155 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
This portraitback to top
Karsh wrote on this portrait that photography 'has definite limitations it is impossible to convey any impression of one of the most beautiful speaking voices it has ever been my good fortune to hear.'
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 148