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Hélène's trips
86338-20 © Hélène Roger-Viollet / Roger-Viollet

From February 12 to April 3, 2021

Hélène's trips

For the first time, Hélène Roger-Viollet's photographs are to be discovered on the occasion of the exhibition Hélène's trips, a lifetime spent on documenting the world.

Roger-Viollet Gallery welcomes you from Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 am to 5:30 pm.

6 rue de Seine 75006 Paris + 33 1 55 42 89 00 - galerie@roger-viollet.fr


  • Mannequins


  • Shooting of the film "Napoléon" by Abel Gance. 1925-1927

    Shooting of the film "Napoléon" by Abel Gance. 1925-1927

  • Reading by Janine Niepce

    Reading by Janine Niepce

  • Death of Nelly Kaplan

    Death of Nelly Kaplan

  • Robert Boulin

    Robert Boulin

  • The unknown soldier

    The unknown soldier

  • Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970)

    Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970)

  • Maurice Genevoix (1890-1980)

    Maurice Genevoix (1890-1980)

  • Jean Jaures (1859-1914)

    Jean Jaures (1859-1914)

  • Paris by night

    Paris by night

  • Curfew: curtain for the show

    Curfew: curtain for the show

  • The Circus by Gaston Paris

    The Circus by Gaston Paris


Exhibition rentals

For your cultural events, we propose a choice of turnkey exhibitions, or to explore together our exceptional photographic archives for the production of made-to-measure projects.

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Our Photographers

  • Graham Keen

    Graham Keen

    Graham Keen was a candid chronicler of the 1960s London scene centred on Soho's Better Books and the Indica Gallery, crossing over with the Marquee Club and hidden venues where unknown mega-stars of [...]

  • André Perlstein

    André Perlstein

    André Perlstein (1942-). He passed his School Certificate at the age of 14 and worked as a mason, carpenter, apprentice sailor on oil tankers, courier... In 1958, he joined the air force and became [...]

  • Agence LAPI

    Agence LAPI

    In the thirties, one of the first workers' cooperatives of photographers was created: the "Photographes Associés" (Associated Photographers). In 1938 it was taken over by Robert Delhay and its name [...]

  • Jacques Cuinières

    Jacques Cuinières

    Jacques Cuinières (1943-2020), as a photographer for the newspaper "L'Aurore", Jacques Cuinières covered French and international political news events from 1958 to the beginning of the 1980s. In 1 [...]

  • Bruno de Monès

    Bruno de Monès

    Bruno de Monès was born in 1952 and grows up in Marocco. Back in France after his baccalauréat, he dedicated himself to photography, first as a fashion photographers' assistant then as a contributor t [...]

  • Gilberto Ante

    Gilberto Ante

    In 1959 Che Guevara gave Gilberto Ante (1925-1991) his first 35mm camera, an Exakta. From that time on, he photographed the story of the on-going revolution: Fidel Castro, Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Raul [...]

  • Pierre Jahan

    Pierre Jahan

    Pierre Jahan was born in 1909 in Amboise and settled in Paris in 1932. Two encounters influenced his decision to become a professional photographer: Raymond Gid, the French illustrator, who managed a [...]

  • Henri Roger

    Henri Roger

    Henri Roger was born in 1869. He took his first photograph at the age of eleven. When he was twenty, and a young engineer, he became one of the precursors of photographic special effects. His first [...]


Explore our collections

  • Science and technology

    Science and technology

  • Libération de Paris

    Libération de Paris

  • Beaux Arts

    Beaux Arts

  • Universal & Colonial Exhibitions

    Universal & Colonial Exhibitions

  • Life under occupation

    Life under occupation

  • WWII


  • Architecture


  • History of France

    History of France

  • Insolite


  • Artist portraits

    Artist portraits

  • Transportation


  • Rural life and villages in France

    Rural life and villages in France

  • Dance & Opera

    Dance & Opera

  • Cinema


  • Marville & Atget

    Marville & Atget

  • Music



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