Arnaud Delas – Photographs – Online Auction 9th-11th March
25 Blythe Road
London W14 0PD
Online catalogue viewing: 2nd March 2015
Viewing at the 25 Blythe Road Gallery, London W14 0PD :
8th March 2015 12 – 4pm
9th March 2015 10 – 7pm
10th March 2015 10 – 5pm
11th March 2015 10 -12 noon
The online sales at the cooperative of auctioneers 25 Blythe Road, has grown with the introduction of photographs specialist, Arnaud Delas. Delas is an established specialist in the world of photographs, with particular interest in 19th and 20th century themes of travel, exploration, science, portraiture and nudes. He founded Galerie Hypnos in central Paris in 1996 which he ran for 9 years, and exhibited at the well-known Paris Photo, Europe’s most prestigious photograph fair, for many years.
Arnaud will be running two auctions a year on the 25 Blythe Road website www.25BlytheRoad.com under the title Arnaud Delas – Photographs.
Included in the forthcoming auction is work by Brassai, including a silver print of a cyclist at The Velodrome. Paris, circa 1940. Also albumen prints of an engineer’s designs for a Bridge over the Channel from the Channel Bridge and Railway Company, circa 1870. Among images of overseas, daguerreotypes of the Great Wall of China, salt prints of India, lantern slides of Burma and carbon prints of the Matterhorn and other destinations are part of the sale. There will also be a family album with informal photographs of some of the Mitford sisters. From travel, social, architectural, and historical subjects as well as the aesthetic there is something appealing for all collectors. Prices range from £50 – £5,000.
Delas has made significant discoveries in his career, including a previously unknown image of Arthur Rimbaud taken at Sheikh Othman circa 1883 and recently catalogued the important photographic collection of paper negatives by Felix Teynard from his expedition to Egypt 1851 – 1852, a single image from this group achieved 155,000 Euros.
The first online only auction, entitled Arnaud Delas – Photographs, will take place on the 9th – 11thMarch 2015.
Highlighted lots are detailed at right. For further details of these and other photographs for sale please contact 25 Blythe Road on +44(0)20 7806 5541, or email enquiries@25BlytheRoad.com