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Closeup Collection

Capturing the intricate details of life, from clock faces to geckos and butterflies sunbathing on plants. Close-up shots reveal a world unseen by the naked eye

Background imageCloseup Collection: The Last Supper by Philippe de Champaigne, painted around 1652, Louvre Museum, Paris

The Last Supper by Philippe de Champaigne, painted around 1652, Louvre Museum, Paris, France, Europe

Background imageCloseup Collection: Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) on a plant, sunbathing

Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta) on a plant, sunbathing

Background imageCloseup Collection: View through clock face from Musee D Orsay toward Montmartre, Paris, France, Europe

View through clock face from Musee D Orsay toward Montmartre, Paris, France, Europe

Background imageCloseup Collection: Abraham Lincoln, signed carte-de-visite, 1864 (vignette, mount, gold-ruled border, ink)

Abraham Lincoln, signed carte-de-visite, 1864 (vignette, mount, gold-ruled border, ink)
985820 Abraham Lincoln, signed carte-de-visite, 1864 (vignette, mount, gold-ruled border, ink) by Berger, Anthony (fl.1861-65); 10.1x6.1 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Abraham Lincoln)

Background imageCloseup Collection: Hares, 1878 (oil on canvas)

Hares, 1878 (oil on canvas)
659635 Hares, 1878 (oil on canvas) by Hermansen, Olaf August (1849-97); 62x52 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Hares. Olaf August Hermansen (1849-1897). Oil on canvas. Signed and dated 1878

Background imageCloseup Collection: Posforth Gill Waterfall, Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire Dales, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

Posforth Gill Waterfall, Bolton Abbey, Yorkshire Dales, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCloseup Collection: Chef; Le Cuisinier, (oil on canvas)

Chef; Le Cuisinier, (oil on canvas)
653335 Chef; Le Cuisinier, (oil on canvas) by Lebasque, Henri (1865-1937); 64.7x54.5 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Chef; Le Cuisinier. Henri Lebasque (1865-1937). Oil on canvas

Background imageCloseup Collection: Crested Gecko (Correlophus Ciliates) in captivity, New Caledonia, Pacific

Crested Gecko (Correlophus Ciliates) in captivity, New Caledonia, Pacific

Background imageCloseup Collection: Advertising poster for the Flying Boats of Imperial Airways

Advertising poster for the Flying Boats of Imperial Airways
1198131 Advertising poster for the Flying Boats of Imperial Airways, 1937 (offset colour lithograph) by English School, (20th century)

Background imageCloseup Collection: Uruguay, Montevideo, Detailed view of the Edificio Ciudadela on the Independence Square

Uruguay, Montevideo, Detailed view of the Edificio Ciudadela on the Independence Square

Background imageCloseup Collection: Cueva de las Manos (Cave of Hands), UNESCO World Heritage Site, a cave or series

Cueva de las Manos (Cave of Hands), UNESCO World Heritage Site, a cave or series of caves located in the province of Santa Cruz, 163 km south of the town of Perito Moreno, Patagonia, Argentina

Background imageCloseup Collection: The ruins of Knossos, the largest Bronze Age archaeological site, Minoan civilization

The ruins of Knossos, the largest Bronze Age archaeological site, Minoan civilization, Crete, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageCloseup Collection: A signed photograph of Sigmund Freud, c. 1921 (sepia photo)

A signed photograph of Sigmund Freud, c. 1921 (sepia photo)
985676 A signed photograph of Sigmund Freud, c.1921 (sepia photo) by Halberstadt, Max (1882-1940); 35.6x25.7 cm; Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageCloseup Collection: Papaver Rhoeas (Common Poppy), 1811-1818 (hand-coloured lithograph)

Papaver Rhoeas (Common Poppy), 1811-1818 (hand-coloured lithograph)
986407 Papaver Rhoeas (Common Poppy), 1811-1818 (hand-coloured lithograph) by German School, (19th century); 48x39.5 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Papaver Rhoeas (Common Poppy)

Background imageCloseup Collection: April, from Twelve Months of Flowers, 1730 (colour engraving)

April, from Twelve Months of Flowers, 1730 (colour engraving)
986032 April, from Twelve Months of Flowers, 1730 (colour engraving) by Casteels, Pieter (1684-1749) (after); 46.8x29 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: April, from Twelve Months of Flowers)

Background imageCloseup Collection: Portrait of an Arctic Wolf

Portrait of an Arctic Wolf
Jim Cumming

Background imageCloseup Collection: Drying Octopus, Mandrakia, Milos, Cyclades, Aegean Sea, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Drying Octopus, Mandrakia, Milos, Cyclades, Aegean Sea, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Background imageCloseup Collection: Common Loon (Gavia immer) adult with a chick on its back, Lac Le Jeune Provincial Park

Common Loon (Gavia immer) adult with a chick on its back, Lac Le Jeune Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada, North America

Background imageCloseup Collection: Europe, Portugal, Lisbon, azulejo, painted blue tile

Europe, Portugal, Lisbon, azulejo, painted blue tile

Background imageCloseup Collection: Different type of Tuscan salami, Tuscany, Italy

Different type of Tuscan salami, Tuscany, Italy

Background imageCloseup Collection: Edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum)

Edelweiss (Leontopodium alpinum)

Background imageCloseup Collection: Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), United Kingdom, Europe

Kingfisher (Alcedo atthis), United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCloseup Collection: She Wolf sculpture dating from the 5th century BC, Romulus and Remus probably added later

She Wolf sculpture dating from the 5th century BC, Romulus and Remus probably added later, Capitolini Museum, Rome, Lazio, Italy, Europe

Background imageCloseup Collection: African wild dog (African hunting dog) (Cape hunting dog) (Lycaon pictus) running

African wild dog (African hunting dog) (Cape hunting dog) (Lycaon pictus) running, Kruger National Park, South Africa, Africa

Background imageCloseup Collection: The Giants Causeway, UNESCO World Heritage Site, County Antrim, Ulster, Northern Ireland

The Giants Causeway, UNESCO World Heritage Site, County Antrim, Ulster, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, Europe

Background imageCloseup Collection: Greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) buck, Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa, Africa

Greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros) buck, Addo Elephant National Park, South Africa, Africa

Background imageCloseup Collection: Alpaca - head of white Alpaca ; alpacas are native to Peru and have been domesticated for

Alpaca - head of white Alpaca ; alpacas are native to Peru and have been domesticated for thousands of years; they have
MAB-931 Alpaca - head of white Alpaca Cotswolds UK Vicugna pacos alpacas are native to Peru and have been domesticated for thousands of years; they have thick fleeces which produce valuable high

Background imageCloseup Collection: Tibetan monk holding prayer beads, Nepal, Asia

Tibetan monk holding prayer beads, Nepal, Asia

Background imageCloseup Collection: African wild dog (African hunting dog) (Cape hunting dog) (Lycaon pictus), Kruger National Park

African wild dog (African hunting dog) (Cape hunting dog) (Lycaon pictus), Kruger National Park, South Africa, Africa

Background imageCloseup Collection: Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex), Uganda, Africa

Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex), Uganda, Africa

Background imageCloseup Collection: Europe, Spain, Salamanca, relief sculpture of crest on university wall

Europe, Spain, Salamanca, relief sculpture of crest on university wall

Background imageCloseup Collection: Close up of Charolais cows, France

Close up of Charolais cows, France
MAB-62 Close up of Charolais cows France Mark Boulton Please note that prints are for personal display purposes only and may not be reproduced in any way

Background imageCloseup Collection: Alpaca - head of alpaca domesticated camelid; alpacas are native to Peru

Alpaca - head of alpaca domesticated camelid; alpacas are native to Peru and have been domesticated for thousands of
MAB-930 Alpaca - head of alpaca domesticated camelid Cotswolds UK Vicugna pacos alpacas are native to Peru and have been domesticated for thousands of years; they have thick fleeces which produce

Background imageCloseup Collection: Mosaic, Kourion, Cyprus, Europe

Mosaic, Kourion, Cyprus, Europe

Background imageCloseup Collection: 19th century botanical colour print. Botanical illustration

19th century botanical colour print. Botanical illustration. Form, colour, and details of the plant as an art piece. From the Liszt Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration Collection

Background imageCloseup Collection: Botanical Print by Walter Hood Fitch 1817 a 1892, W. H. Fitch was an botanical illustrator

Botanical Print by Walter Hood Fitch 1817 a 1892, W. H. Fitch was an botanical illustrator
Botanical Print by Walter Hood Fitch 1817 a 1892, W.H. Fitch was an botanical illustrator and artist, born in Glasgow, Scotland, UK, colour lithograph

Background imageCloseup Collection: USA, California, Palm Springs, Indian Canyons. Yellow barrel cactus flowers

USA, California, Palm Springs, Indian Canyons. Yellow barrel cactus flowers

Background imageCloseup Collection: 19th century botanical colour print. Botanical illustration

19th century botanical colour print. Botanical illustration. Form, colour, and details of the plant as an art piece. From the Liszt Masterpieces of Botanical Illustration Collection

Background imageCloseup Collection: Mandala of Chakrasamvara, c1400. Creator: Unknown

Mandala of Chakrasamvara, c1400. Creator: Unknown
Mandala of Chakrasamvara, c1400. Chakrasamvara, a semi-wrathful Buddha, is represented in dark blue at the centre, united with his female partner, the red Vajravarahi

Background imageCloseup Collection: White's Tree Frog on a White Lily

White's Tree Frog on a White Lily
I phtogpraph this White's Tree Frog in a white Calla Lily. This frog is so easy it does't move around much and seems to enjoy the attention.. Linda D Lester

Background imageCloseup Collection: Laurel Tree, 1731-1743 (hand-coloured etching)

Laurel Tree, 1731-1743 (hand-coloured etching)
986443 Laurel Tree, 1731-1743 (hand-coloured etching) by Catesby, Mark (1679-1749); Private Collection; (add.info.: Laurel Tree. From The Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands)

Background imageCloseup Collection: Sketch for Lion and Lioness Resting, 1899 (oil on paper, laid down on panel)

Sketch for Lion and Lioness Resting, 1899 (oil on paper, laid down on panel)
1769808 Sketch for Lion and Lioness Resting, 1899 (oil on paper, laid down on panel) by Vastagh, Geza (1866-1919); 47x66.7 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Sketch for Lion and Lioness Resting)

Background imageCloseup Collection: Picture of Radha and Krishna displayed in an ISKCON temple, Sarcelles, Seine St

Picture of Radha and Krishna displayed in an ISKCON temple, Sarcelles, Seine St. Denis, France, Europe

Background imageCloseup Collection: Wall Gecko (Tarentola mauritanica), Majorca, Spain, Europe

Wall Gecko (Tarentola mauritanica), Majorca, Spain, Europe

Background imageCloseup Collection: Procavia capensis (Rock hyrax or dassie), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon

Procavia capensis (Rock hyrax or dassie), 1777-1786. Creator: Robert Jacob Gordon
Procavia capensis (Rock hyrax or dassie), 1777-1786

Background imageCloseup Collection: Signe, 1912 (oil on canvas)

Signe, 1912 (oil on canvas)
659653 Signe, 1912 (oil on canvas) by Zorn, Anders Leonard (1860-1920); 90.6x61 cm; Private Collection; (add.info.: Signe. Anders Leonard Zorn (1860-1920). Oil on canvas. Dated 1912

Background imageCloseup Collection: Octopuses hung up to dry on washing lines, Chania, Crete, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe

Octopuses hung up to dry on washing lines, Chania, Crete, Greek Islands, Greece, Europe




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Capturing the intricate details of life, from clock faces to geckos and butterflies sunbathing on plants. Close-up shots reveal a world unseen by the naked eye. Marvel at the stunning view through a clock face at Musee D Orsay, offering a glimpse towards Montmartre in Paris, France. Journey to New Caledonia in the Pacific and witness the captivating beauty of a Crested Gecko in captivity, showcasing its vibrant colors up close. Delight in the sight of a Red Admiral butterfly basking in sunlight on a plant, displaying its majestic wings with grace. Step into history as you admire Philippe de Champaigne's masterpiece 'The Last Supper' at Louvre Museum, painted around 1652 - every brushstroke meticulously captured for eternity. Witness an extraordinary bond between an adult Common Loon and its chick as it rides upon its back at Lac Le Jeune Provincial Park. Immerse yourself in Sigmund Freud's world as you gaze upon his signed sepia photograph from c. 1921 - capturing his wisdom and intellect frozen in time. Experience spirituality through the eyes of a Tibetan monk holding prayer beads amidst Nepal's serene landscapes in Asia. Travel to Uruguay's Independence Square where Edificio Ciudadela stands tall - explore its intricate architecture up close and marvel at every detail that tells stories of history untold. Discover ancient artistry within Cueva de las Manos (Cave of Hands), designated as UNESCO World Heritage Site - each handprint etched onto cave walls whispers tales from our ancestors. Unearth Rome's rich history with the enigmatic She Wolf sculpture dating back to 5th century BC; Romulus and Remus added later symbolizing their legendary tale. Finally, lose yourself within the piercing gaze of an Arctic Wolf portrait – feel their wild spirit come alive before your very eyes. Salamanca’s university wall relief sculpture showcases Spain’s artistic prowess down to the finest crests, leaving you in awe of its craftsmanship.