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The Courtauld

The Courtauld


By (author) Ernst Vegelin van Claerbergen
By (author) Karen Serres
By (author) Alexandra Gerstein
By (author) Barnaby Wright
By (author) Ketty Gottardo
By (author) Rachel Sloan
By (author) Alixe Bovey
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Publishing 8th Nov 2021
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    • Features notable treasures of remarkable Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings
    • Artists discussed include Michelangelo, Rubens, Manet and Van Gogh
    • Published to mark the reopening of The Courtauld Gallery in late 2021, including a new Learning Centre, collection study spaces, café and shop
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    The Courtauld is one of the United Kingdom’s great art collections, displayed throughout the magnificent historic setting of Somerset House in central London. This elegant book is a curated selection of its highlights — paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture and decorative arts — each beautifully illustrated and accompanied by an insightful commentary. Notable among these treasures are remarkable Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, including the world-famous A Bar at the Folies-Bergère by Édouard Manet and Vincent van Gogh’s Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear.

    This book is also an engaging account of how The Courtauld became an internationally renowned centre for the teaching and research of art history, conservation and curating. It was founded nearly a century ago in the belief that art has the power to enrich people’s lives. The Courtauld continues that mission today, promoting the understanding of the visual arts and offering a place where everyone can find enjoyment and inspiration.  

    About the Author

    Ernst Vegelin van Claerbergen is Head of the Courtauld Gallery; other contributors are members of the Courtauld Curatorial Department.

    Scala Arts & Heritage Publishers Ltd
    Publish date
    8th Nov 2021
    Paperback / softback
    250 mm x 210 mm
    136 Pages
    120 color, 11 b&w
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