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Louis-Emile DURANDELLE (French, 1839-1917) Frise et corniche de la scène, from "Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris, Sculpture Ornamentale", 1876 Albumen print from a collodion negative 37.4 x 28.0 cm mounted on 62.5 x 44.6 cm paper Numbered "40" with "Le Nouvel Opera de Paris / Sculpture Ornementale / Ducher et Cie, Editeurs / Durandelle, Photographe." printed on mount

Louis-Emile Durandelle (French, 1839-1917)
Frise et corniche de la scène, from "Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris, Sculpture Ornamentale", 1876
Albumen print from a collodion negative
37.4 x 28.0 cm mounted on 62.5 x 44.6 cm paper
Numbered "40" with "Le Nouvel Opera de Paris / Sculpture Ornementale / Ducher et Cie, Editeurs / Durandelle, Photographe." printed on mount

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Louis-Emile DURANDELLE (French, 1839-1917) Lantern, Opéra Garnier, Paris, circa 1869 Albumen print from a collodion negative 27.9 x 38.8 cm mounted on 42.3 x 55.0 cm paper "Delmaet & Durandelle" blindstamp on mount

Louis-Emile Durandelle (French, 1839-1917)
Lantern, Opéra Garnier, Paris, circa 1869
Albumen print from a collodion negative
27.9 x 38.8 cm mounted on 42.3 x 55.0 cm paper
"Delmaet & Durandelle" blindstamp on mount

This is a particularly rare example, not included in the portfolio, Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris: Sculpture Ornementale, published in 1876.

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Louis-Emile DURANDELLE (French, 1839-1917) Fountain, Restaurant Bonvalet, Paris, 1874 Albumen print from a collodion negative 38.3 x 28.3 cm mounted on 53.8 x 42.9 cm paper "Delmaet & Durandelle" blindstamp, inscribed "(1874) Fontaine executée dans le restaurant Bonvalet sur le boulevard du Temple Bloche sculpteur" in ink, and unknown signature in pencil, on mount

Louis-Emile Durandelle (French, 1839-1917)
Fountain, Restaurant Bonvalet, Paris, 1874
Albumen print from a collodion negative
38.3 x 28.3 cm mounted on 53.8 x 42.9 cm paper
"Delmaet & Durandelle" blindstamp, inscribed "(1874) Fontaine executée dans le restaurant Bonvalet sur le boulevard du Temple Bloche sculpteur" in ink, and unknown signature in pencil, on mount

Durandelle's best known body of work is the group of photographs of the construction of the Paris Opéra and its sculptural ornaments and decorations in the 1860s and 70s commissioned by its great architect, Charles Garnier. This view may have been a private commission to photograph the newly installed fountain sculpted by Désiré Bloch at the well known restaurant Bonvalet on the Boulevard du Temple. 

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Louis-Emile DURANDELLE (French, 1839-1917) Decorative element, Opéra Garnier, Paris, 1860s Albumen print from a collodion negative 39.4 x 27.6 cm mounted on 54.6 x 43.9 cm paper "Delmaet & Durandelle" blindstamp on mount

Louis-Emile Durandelle (French, 1839-1917)
Decorative element, Opéra Garnier, Paris, 1860s
Albumen print from a collodion negative
39.4 x 27.6 cm mounted on 54.6 x 43.9 cm paper
"Delmaet & Durandelle" blindstamp on mount

This is a particularly rare example, not included in the portfolio, Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris: Sculpture Ornementale, published in 1876.

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Louis-Emile DURANDELLE (French, 1839-1917) Chapiteau des colonnes supportant la 1re volée du grand escalier, from "Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris, Sculpture Ornementale", 1875 Albumen print from a glass negative 19.9 x 23.3 cm mounted on 44.6 x 63.0 cm paper Inscribed "68" in the negative. Stamped "26" in ink, titled "LE NOUVEL OPÉRA DE PARIS / SCULPTURE ORNEMENTALE" with "DUCHER et Cie, Editeurs. / Durandelle, Photographe." lithographed, on mount.

Louis-Emile Durandelle (French, 1839-1917)
"Chapiteau des colonnes supportant la 1re volée du grand escalier", from "Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris, Sculpture Ornementale", 1875
Albumen print from a glass negative
19.9 x 23.3 cm mounted on 44.6 x 63.0 cm paper
Inscribed "68" in the negative. Stamped "26" in ink, titled "LE NOUVEL OPÉRA DE PARIS / SCULPTURE ORNEMENTALE" with "DUCHER et Cie, Editeurs. / Durandelle, Photographe." lithographed, on mount

This photograph is part of the portfolio, Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris - Sculpture Ornementale. Chapiteaux - Tympans - Panneaux - Médaillons - Masques - Cartouches - Pilastres - Couronnements - Clefs - Frises - Motifs divers d'Ornementation, Paris: Ducher et Cie., 1875.

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Louis-Emile DURANDELLE (French, 1839-1917) Chapiteau des colonnes des baies de la loggia, Façade principale, from "Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris, Sculpture Ornementale", circa 1870 Albumen print from a collodion negative 27.8 x 21.8 cm mounted on 62.9 x 44.6 cm paper Numbered "No 23" in the negative

Louis-Emile Durandelle (French, 1839-1917)
Chapiteau des colonnes des baies de la loggia, Façade principale, from "Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris, Sculpture Ornementale", circa 1870
Albumen print from a collodion negative
27.8 x 21.8 cm mounted on 62.9 x 44.6 cm paper
Numbered "No 23" in the negative

This photograph is part of the portfolio, Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris - Sculpture Ornementale. Chapiteaux - Tympans - Panneaux - Médaillons - Masques - Cartouches - Pilastres - Couronnements - Clefs - Frises - Motifs divers d'Ornementation, Paris: Ducher et Cie., 1875.

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Louis-Emile DURANDELLE (French, 1839-1917) Frise et corniche de la scène, from "Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris, Sculpture Ornamentale", 1876 Albumen print from a collodion negative 37.4 x 28.0 cm mounted on 62.5 x 44.6 cm paper Numbered "40" with "Le Nouvel Opera de Paris / Sculpture Ornementale / Ducher et Cie, Editeurs / Durandelle, Photographe." printed on mount

Louis-Emile Durandelle (French, 1839-1917)
Frise et corniche de la scène, from "Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris, Sculpture Ornamentale", 1876
Albumen print from a collodion negative
37.4 x 28.0 cm mounted on 62.5 x 44.6 cm paper
Numbered "40" with "Le Nouvel Opera de Paris / Sculpture Ornementale / Ducher et Cie, Editeurs / Durandelle, Photographe." printed on mount

Louis-Emile DURANDELLE (French, 1839-1917) Lantern, Opéra Garnier, Paris, circa 1869 Albumen print from a collodion negative 27.9 x 38.8 cm mounted on 42.3 x 55.0 cm paper "Delmaet & Durandelle" blindstamp on mount

Louis-Emile Durandelle (French, 1839-1917)
Lantern, Opéra Garnier, Paris, circa 1869
Albumen print from a collodion negative
27.9 x 38.8 cm mounted on 42.3 x 55.0 cm paper
"Delmaet & Durandelle" blindstamp on mount

This is a particularly rare example, not included in the portfolio, Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris: Sculpture Ornementale, published in 1876.

Louis-Emile DURANDELLE (French, 1839-1917) Fountain, Restaurant Bonvalet, Paris, 1874 Albumen print from a collodion negative 38.3 x 28.3 cm mounted on 53.8 x 42.9 cm paper "Delmaet & Durandelle" blindstamp, inscribed "(1874) Fontaine executée dans le restaurant Bonvalet sur le boulevard du Temple Bloche sculpteur" in ink, and unknown signature in pencil, on mount

Louis-Emile Durandelle (French, 1839-1917)
Fountain, Restaurant Bonvalet, Paris, 1874
Albumen print from a collodion negative
38.3 x 28.3 cm mounted on 53.8 x 42.9 cm paper
"Delmaet & Durandelle" blindstamp, inscribed "(1874) Fontaine executée dans le restaurant Bonvalet sur le boulevard du Temple Bloche sculpteur" in ink, and unknown signature in pencil, on mount

Durandelle's best known body of work is the group of photographs of the construction of the Paris Opéra and its sculptural ornaments and decorations in the 1860s and 70s commissioned by its great architect, Charles Garnier. This view may have been a private commission to photograph the newly installed fountain sculpted by Désiré Bloch at the well known restaurant Bonvalet on the Boulevard du Temple. 

Louis-Emile DURANDELLE (French, 1839-1917) Decorative element, Opéra Garnier, Paris, 1860s Albumen print from a collodion negative 39.4 x 27.6 cm mounted on 54.6 x 43.9 cm paper "Delmaet & Durandelle" blindstamp on mount

Louis-Emile Durandelle (French, 1839-1917)
Decorative element, Opéra Garnier, Paris, 1860s
Albumen print from a collodion negative
39.4 x 27.6 cm mounted on 54.6 x 43.9 cm paper
"Delmaet & Durandelle" blindstamp on mount

This is a particularly rare example, not included in the portfolio, Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris: Sculpture Ornementale, published in 1876.

Louis-Emile DURANDELLE (French, 1839-1917) Chapiteau des colonnes supportant la 1re volée du grand escalier, from "Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris, Sculpture Ornementale", 1875 Albumen print from a glass negative 19.9 x 23.3 cm mounted on 44.6 x 63.0 cm paper Inscribed "68" in the negative. Stamped "26" in ink, titled "LE NOUVEL OPÉRA DE PARIS / SCULPTURE ORNEMENTALE" with "DUCHER et Cie, Editeurs. / Durandelle, Photographe." lithographed, on mount.

Louis-Emile Durandelle (French, 1839-1917)
"Chapiteau des colonnes supportant la 1re volée du grand escalier", from "Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris, Sculpture Ornementale", 1875
Albumen print from a glass negative
19.9 x 23.3 cm mounted on 44.6 x 63.0 cm paper
Inscribed "68" in the negative. Stamped "26" in ink, titled "LE NOUVEL OPÉRA DE PARIS / SCULPTURE ORNEMENTALE" with "DUCHER et Cie, Editeurs. / Durandelle, Photographe." lithographed, on mount

This photograph is part of the portfolio, Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris - Sculpture Ornementale. Chapiteaux - Tympans - Panneaux - Médaillons - Masques - Cartouches - Pilastres - Couronnements - Clefs - Frises - Motifs divers d'Ornementation, Paris: Ducher et Cie., 1875.

Louis-Emile DURANDELLE (French, 1839-1917) Chapiteau des colonnes des baies de la loggia, Façade principale, from "Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris, Sculpture Ornementale", circa 1870 Albumen print from a collodion negative 27.8 x 21.8 cm mounted on 62.9 x 44.6 cm paper Numbered "No 23" in the negative

Louis-Emile Durandelle (French, 1839-1917)
Chapiteau des colonnes des baies de la loggia, Façade principale, from "Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris, Sculpture Ornementale", circa 1870
Albumen print from a collodion negative
27.8 x 21.8 cm mounted on 62.9 x 44.6 cm paper
Numbered "No 23" in the negative

This photograph is part of the portfolio, Le Nouvel Opéra de Paris - Sculpture Ornementale. Chapiteaux - Tympans - Panneaux - Médaillons - Masques - Cartouches - Pilastres - Couronnements - Clefs - Frises - Motifs divers d'Ornementation, Paris: Ducher et Cie., 1875.

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