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Back to American/European Art / May 5, 2018


Yousuf Karsh (Canadian, 1908-2002)

The Roaring Lion, 1941; Gelatin silver print drymounted to board (framed); Signed; 19 3/4" x 15 3/4" (image); 27 7/8" x 21 7/8" (sheet); Provenance: Private Collection, Virginia

Estimate: $5,000 - $7,000

Condition Report

Signed in ink lower left recto. Drymounted to board which is mounted by photo corners to backing board. Light time toning 1/2" around all edges, nick in photo (2" from left side of face) with hairline scratch going 3" towards right and under the right eye. Seen in raking light. Several areas of ferrotyping (glossy areas due to long-term contact with a smooth surface such as glass)