2 of 20 portraits of Alfred Hitchcock
by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1960
19 5/8 in. x 15 1/4 in. (499 mm x 388 mm)
Given by the photographer, Yousuf Karsh, 1991
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Artistback to top
- Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002), Photographer. Artist associated with 155 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
This portraitback to top
Karsh was struck by Hitchcock's hands, noting: 'Alfred Hitchock uses his hands with the most telling effect. For emphasis or suspense he presses his fingertips together.'
Linked publicationsback to top
- Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 304