Portrait Gallery Celebrates Charles Schulz, Creator of Good Ol’ Charlie Brown

This morning the National Portrait Gallery was formally presented with a 1986 photograph by Yousuf Karsh of cartoonist Charles “Sparky” Schulz

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Renowned photographer Yousuf Karsh captured this shot of Charles Schulz at his studio, pen in hand. On the drawing board before him is a partially completed Peanuts Sunday comic featuring the latest episode in the continuing saga of Charlie Brown, Lucy, and the snatched football. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Estrellita Karsh in memory of Yousuf Karsh