Augustus John

1 portrait of Augustus John

Augustus John, by Yousuf Karsh, 1954 - NPG P490(43) - © Karsh / Camera Press

© Karsh / Camera Press

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
Primary Collection
NPG P490(43)


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  • Augustus Edwin John (1878-1961), Painter. Sitter in 101 portraits, Artist associated with 33 portraits.

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  • Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002), Photographer. Artist associated with 155 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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