50 Most Famous Portraits of All Time

Taking a portrait photo has always been both, a hard and easy task, as it depends upon several factors. But, if you see photos that are famous in history you will surely say they are pretty easy.

But, in real it takes good amount of work which defines a portrait to be renowned, apart from those angles, all famous portraits below are uncommon. Basic things like – lighting, intense eye to eye contact and a much more needed confidence to ask a person for a portrait shot is not easy at all.

In this article we, showcase the most famous portraits that stunned so many people at once. This list contains some of the most historical brilliance and flavour of past decades. We hope you enjoy this collection.

1.  Afghan Girl

2. Yousuf Karsh

 

3. Diane Arbus

 

4. Buzz Aldrin

 

5. Man Ray

 

6. Eve Arnold

 

7. Muhammad Ali

8. Dorothea Lange

9. Richard Avedon

 

10. Woody Allen

11. Joe McNally

 

12. Cecil Beaton

 

13. Marie Antoinette

14. Steve McCurry

 

15.Phillipe Halsman

 

16. Joan of Arc

17. Annie Leibovitz

 

18. Gertrude Käsebier

 

19. Lance Armstrong

20. Gregory Heisler

 

21. Antonin Kratochvil

 

22. Louis Armstrong

23. Peter Hurley

 

24. Mary-Ellen Mark

 

25. Neil Armstrong

26. Angus McBean

 

27. Fred Astaire

28. Herb Ritts

 

29. Ludwig van Beethoven

30. Francesco Scavullo

 

31. Alexander Graham Bell

32. Cindy Sherman

 

33. Marlon Brando

34. Humphrey Bogart

35. Napoleon Bonaparte

36. Bono

37. Al Capone

38. Fidel Castro

39. Charlie Chaplin

40. Jesus Christ

41. Winston Churchill

42. Kurt Cobain

43. Christopher Columbus

44. Marie Curie

45. His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama

46. Salvador Dali

47. Leonardo Da Vinci

48. Charles Darwin

49. Bette Davis

50. Miles Davis