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Lot 0023
  • Artist: YOUSUF KARSH
  • Print: Helen Keller
  • Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. Her teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of language, allowing the girl to blossom as she learned to communicate.
  • Medium: Photo Gravure
  • Printed in Switzerland 1982
  • Loose Edition on Bristol board 320 weight, limited to 590 (not numbered - folio is signed but not the prints)
  • Image Size: 10" x 8"

    Yousuf Karsh (1908-2002) was an Armenian-Canadian portrait photographer, considered one of the greatest portrait photographers of the 20th century. His recognizable portraits include icons of Hollywood, art, literature, and politics. He has been called one of the great portrait photographers of the 20th century by Time magazine and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, with the latter noting the "distinct style in his theatrical lighting".

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  • Location: This item ships from Florida

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  • Condition

    Very Good Condition

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    YOUSUF KARSH - Helen Keller

    Estimate $600 - $700Sep 30, 2017