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KARSH, Yousuf (1908 - 2002), Photographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
KARSH, Yousuf (1908 - 2002), Photographer

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Canadian, 20th century, male.

Active in Canada from 1926.

Born 23 December 1908, in Mardin, Armenia; died 13 July 2002, in Boston.

Photographer. Portraits.

Yousuf Karsh, emigrated to Canada in 1924 with his parents. From 1926 to 1928 he learned photography with his uncle George Nakash at his portrait studio in Sherbrooke. He also studied with John H. Garo in Boston from 1928 to 1931, and

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