George Bernard Shaw

1 portrait

George Bernard Shaw, by Yousuf Karsh, 1943 - NPG P490(70) - © Karsh / Camera Press

© Karsh / Camera Press

George Bernard Shaw

by Yousuf Karsh
bromide print, 1943
16 7/8 in. x 14 in. (430 mm x 356 mm)
Given by the photographer, Yousuf Karsh, 1991
Primary Collection
NPG P490(70)


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  • George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Playwright. Sitter in 139 portraits, Artist associated with 8 portraits.

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  • Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002), Photographer. Artist associated with 155 portraits, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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Karsh photographed Shaw, aged nearly ninety, for the Canadian Government archives, and this portrait featured on the cover of Life magazine.

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