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

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

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