Tennessee Williams, 1949

  • Yousuf Karsh, Canadian, 1908 - 2002

Gelatin silver print

  • Overall (print): 23 3/8 × 19 3/8 inches (59.4 × 49.2 cm) Overall (supporting board): 29 7/8 × 24 inches (75.9 × 61 cm)

Gift of Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh in honor of Governor James and Mrs. Janet Blanchard

1999.136.14

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Gelatin silver process
  • Portrait
  • Playwright
  • Gelatin silver print
  • Typewriter
  • Seated
  • Cigarette
  • Male portrait
  • Smoking (activity)
  • Williams, tennessee

Signed on mount, in black pen and ink, lower left: Y Karsh

Inscribed on mount, in pencil, lower right: 41/50

1999-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Yousuf Karsh, Tennessee Williams, 1949, gelatin silver print. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Estrellita and Yousuf Karsh in honor of Governor James and Mrs. Janet Blanchard, 1999.136.14.