about the courtauld gallery
“One of the world's great collections of impressionist and post-impressionist art”
“One of Britain's greatest collections, and contains many works of world importance”
A world-famous collection
Come face to face with world-famous art at The Courtauld Gallery.
The Gallery is particularly renowned for its unrivalled collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings. It also holds an outstanding collection of drawings and prints and fine examples of sculpture and decorative arts.
AN Introduction to The Courtauld Gallery
At the heart of a centre for teaching and research
The gallery is at the heart of The Courtauld Institute of Art, one of the world’s leading centres for the study of art history and conservation.
Elegant surroundings in the Heart Of London
The Courtauld Gallery is located at Somerset House in the heart of London.
Somerset House is
a spectacular 18th century building on the banks of the Thames. Once the home of
the Royal Academy of Art, the galleries are an elegant
and intimate space in which to enjoy the collection.
The Courtauld Gallery plays an important role in the capital's cultural life and is part of London's Museum Mile
A collection of collections
The collection of The Courtauld Gallery is the result of a series of gifts and bequests by some of the leading collectors of the 19th and 20th centuries, including Samuel Courtauld and Count Antoine Seilern.
has created a collection of great depth and quality which
retains some of the character of its private origins.