CLOSE-UP Gallery offers a selection of 19th & 20th century photographs taken by renowned and anonymous photographers.

We only offer period prints and guarantee the authenticity of all of them.

Aware of the complexity of some of the terms used to describe the various photographic processes, we are here to guide you.

So, do not hesitate to contact us and we will answer you as soon as possible.

We hope that you will find what you are looking for, and we wish you a very pleasant visit.

You can also can check more of our photographies at

The press release (in french) - HERE



Awarded with a business school diploma and with a long experience in marketing, Raphael decided to got specialised in art; and most particular with photographs, a passion he inherited from his grand-father.

After a year training at Drouot and an internship with a renowned photograph expert he decided to open his online gallery:

"In photography there is a reality so subtle that it becomes more real than reality." -  Alfred Stieglitz


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