Books

Choose from an array of book titles covering a range of periods and styles including authoritative works of established Courtauld authors.

  • 13 Art Illusions Children Should Know

    13 Art Illusions Children Should Know

    £9.99

    This collection of masterpieces of the art of illusion will delight and entertain readers of all ages.
    Children love to be fooled and artists are some of the greatest tricksters around. This collection features artworks that incorporate a variety of methods for tricking our eyes: including trompe loeil, clever uses of color and perspective, Surrealism, and Photo-Realism.


  • 13 British Artists Children Should Know

    13 British Artists Children Should Know

    £9.99

    This lively introduction to nearly four centuries of British art offers children a strong foundation for learning in a playful and imaginative way, and will inspire them to dream, create, and think.


  • 13 Paintings Children Should Know

    13 Paintings Children Should Know

    £9.99

    People of all ages are fascinated by Mona Lisas beguiling smile, Van Goghs hypnotic night sky, and Frida Kahlos’ depiction of herself with a monkey. These paints and ten others are featured in the book in large reproductions with accompanying details.


  • Impressionism: 50 Paintings You Should Know

    Impressionism: 50 Paintings You Should Know

    £14.99

    No artistic education is complete without a healthy dose of the Impressionists. Here, fifty of the most important works from the early nineteenth to the turn of twentieth centuries are reproduced in gorgeous colour, including the best of Monet, Degas, van Gogh, Renoir, Cezanne, Cassatt, Manet, Seurat, and Pisarro.


  • The Bloomsbury Cookbook

    The Bloomsbury Cookbook

    £24.95

    Part cookbook, part social and cultural history, this book will delight both Bloomsbury group aficionados and those new to the subject, with over 170 recipes from members of the group, including Frances Partridge, Helen Anrep and David and Angelica Garnett, accompanied by hundreds of paintings, photographs and quotations.


  • The Bloomsbury Group by Frances Spalding

    The Bloomsbury Group by Frances Spalding

    £9.99

    At the beginning of the twentieth century, the Bloomsbury Group transformed British culture with their innovative approach to art, design and society.