Description

    YOUSUF KARSH (Canadian, 1908-2002)
    Winston Churchill, 1941
    Gelatin silver
    23-3/4 x 19-5/8 inches (60.3 x 50 cm)
    Signed in ink in margin recto; titled and dated '1943' by unknown hand in pencil with artist's stamp mount verso.

    PROVENANCE:
    Private Collection, Naples, Florida.


    Condition Report*:

    Drymounted to single-ply board to an overall size: 30 x 24 inches. Matted, framed, and glazed under plexi to overall size: 41-3/4 x 35 inches. There are various chips in the emulsion along the right edge of image and two chips along the bottom edge; there three small dents just above the watch chain visible in raking light only. The lower left corner of the mount has bends no more than 1/4" thick.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2014
    5th Saturday
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