This is a beautiful portrait taken of Audrey Hepburn by a great portrait photographer, Yousuf Karsh, where he breaks many of the rules of portraiture in the position of her head.

This is a beautiful portrait taken of Audrey Hepburn by a great portrait photographer, Yousuf Karsh, where he breaks many of the rules of portraiture in the position of her head.

Fidel Castro by Yousuf Karsh. "There is a brief moment when all there is in a man's mind and soul and spirit is reflected through his eyes, his hands, his attitude. This is the moment to record." YK

Fidel Castro by Yousuf Karsh. "There is a brief moment when all there is in a man's mind and soul and spirit is reflected through his eyes, his hands, his attitude. This is the moment to record." YK

Karsh had the opportunity to portray the timeless grace of Audrey Hepburn

Yousuf Karsh portraits

Karsh had the opportunity to portray the timeless grace of Audrey Hepburn

Humphrey Bogart - The Greatest Portraits Ever Taken By Yousuf Karsh - 121Clicks.com

Humphrey Bogart - The Greatest Portraits Ever Taken By Yousuf Karsh - 121Clicks.com

Queen Elizabeth photographed by Yousef Karsh

Queen Elizabeth photographed by Yousef Karsh

Marilyn Monroe by Yousuf Karsh. He portrays her sad vulnerability, a side of her that we know about but don't usually see.

Marilyn Monroe by Yousuf Karsh. He portrays her sad vulnerability, a side of her that we know about but don't usually see.

George Bernard Shaw, photo by Yousuf Karsh

George Bernard Shaw, photo by Yousuf Karsh

Ernest Hemingway Charles de Gaulle Andy Warhol Humphrey Bogart Gérard Depardieu W. H. Auden Muhammad Ali Albert Einstein Winston Churchill Elizabeth Taylor Pablo Picasso Albert Schweitzer Jacques Couseteau Vladimir Nabokov Marian Anderson Marcel Marceau John F. Kennedy Mikhail Gorbachev Alfred…

photos by Yousuf Karsh

Ernest Hemingway Charles de Gaulle Andy Warhol Humphrey Bogart Gérard Depardieu W. H. Auden Muhammad Ali Albert Einstein Winston Churchill Elizabeth Taylor Pablo Picasso Albert Schweitzer Jacques Couseteau Vladimir Nabokov Marian Anderson Marcel Marceau John F. Kennedy Mikhail Gorbachev Alfred…

Pablo Picasso by Yousuf Karsh

Pablo Picasso by Yousuf Karsh

Yousuf Karsh: Grace Kelly, 1956. Van Cleef & Arpels diamond tiara that Princess Grace wore at the wedding of her daughter Caroline to Philippe Jugnot in 1978. Platinum set with pear-shaped diamonds, marquise-shaped diamonds and round diamonds, weighing 77.34 carats. Cartier Necklace from 1963, in platinum and  diamonds which she received as a wedding gift.

Yousuf Karsh: Grace Kelly, 1956. Van Cleef & Arpels diamond tiara that Princess Grace wore at the wedding of her daughter Caroline to Philippe Jugnot in 1978. Platinum set with pear-shaped diamonds, marquise-shaped diamonds and round diamonds, weighing 77.34 carats. Cartier Necklace from 1963, in platinum and diamonds which she received as a wedding gift.

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