13 of 86 portraits of Augustus John
by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1954
16 1/2 in. x 13 3/4 in. (420 mm x 350 mm)
Given by the photographer, Yousuf Karsh, 1991
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- Augustus Edwin John (1878-1961), Painter. Sitter associated with 86 portraits, Artist associated with 32 portraits.
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- Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002), Photographer. Artist of 153 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.
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As Augustus John was noted for his flamboyant personality and unconventional private life, Karsh was surprised by the aged artist's shyness and integrity.
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