Quality places to buy original artwork for a nursery

Our guide on where to buy brilliant original artwork for your child's room or nursery …

Artwork for a nursery

Best Places to buy ORIGINAL ARTWORK for your children bedroom, nursery or playroom

1 Images Of Delight
A specialist dealer in original contemporary children’s book illustration, Images Of Delight offers over 500 pieces of artwork from about 40 of the UK’s award-winning children’s book illustrators – from Anthony Browne to Axel Scheffler (of The Gruffalo fame). To explore the wonderful range available, visit Rogans Books


2 The Illustration Cupboard
Offering classic contemporary illustrations, this is a unique central London art gallery representing the most distinguished contemporary book illustrators from around the world. Established in 1995, The Illustration Cupboard has presented a continuous schedule of events including exhibitions, themed events and the much-loved annual winter exhibition. Visit the gallery at 22 Bury Street in London or visit them online at The Illustration Cupboard

3 Sotheby’s
Sotheby’s holds auctions of illustrations from children’s books twice a year in July and December. For more information, visit Sotheby’s

4 Belle & Boo
Offering sweet nostalgic images, this online store has over a dozen gorgeous prints to choose from. Visit Belle and Boo


5 The Affordable Art Fair
Running in March and October each year, this fair is a showcase for many new artists. There are also plenty of hands-on, family-friendly activities, all of which are free. So spend an hour or two finding some original works your child likes, then talk with the experts at the show about which would be your best investment. The Affordable Art Fair will be running in Bristol 14-16 May, and back in London’s Battersea Park on 21-24 October, with 120 galleries offering a stunning array of contemporary art from just £50 up to £3,000. It also has exhibitions running around the world – the next is in Paris 27-30 May. For full details, visit Affordable Art Fair