PUBLISHER
National Portrait Gallery, London

BOOK FORMAT
Hardcover, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 120 pgs / 50 color.

PUBLISHING STATUS
Pub Date
Forthcoming

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Catalog: SPRING 2020 p. 19   

PRODUCT DETAILS
ISBN 9781855147775 TRADE
List Price: $24.95 CDN $34.95

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Awaiting stock

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London, UK
National Portrait Gallery, 03/12/20–06/07/20

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Cecil Beaton's Cocktail Book


Above: a spread with recipe for St. Bernadette from 'Cecil Beaton's Cocktail Book.'

Drink like one of the Bright Young Things with Cecil Beaton’s Cocktail Book

Cecil Beaton (1904–80) was one of the most celebrated British portrait photographers of the 20th century, so renowned for his images of celebrities and high society that his own name has become synonymous with elegance, glamour and style. In the 1920s and ’30s, Beaton used his camera, his ambition and his larger-than-life personality to mingle with a flamboyant and rebellious group of artists and writers, socialites and partygoers whose spirit and style cut a dramatic swathe through the epoch. Canonizing the era’s “Bright Young Things” in his distinctive brand of opulent studio portraiture, Beaton worked his way up from middle-class suburban schoolboy to glittering society figure.

This miniature cocktail book features a delightful array of recipes inspired by the decadent drinks of Beaton’s youth, and the fabulous friends and celebrities whom he photographed. Period classics such as the Hanky Panky, Manhatten, Negroni and Sidecar are given contemporary twists by the Head Bartender and Mixologist of the world famous Claridge's Hotel in London, which played host to some of the most extravagant Bright Young gatherings. It is illustrated with the artist’s own photographs and the witty and distinctive drawings he produced throughout his life, recording people, travels and experiences, which were featured in Vogue magazine. A must-have for every well-appointed bar cart, Cecil Beaton’s Cocktail Book brings to life a deliriously eccentric, glamorous and creative era.


Above: a spread with recipe for St. Bernadette from 'Cecil Beaton's Cocktail Book.'

Cecil Beaton's Cocktail Book

STATUS: Forthcoming | 5/19/2020

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Cecil Beaton’s Bright Young Things

CECIL BEATON’S BRIGHT YOUNG THINGS

Text by Robin Muir.

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, LONDON

ISBN: 9781855147720
USD $49.95
| CAN $69.95

Pub Date: 5/19/2020
Forthcoming


Cecil Beaton's Cocktail Book

CECIL BEATON'S COCKTAIL BOOK

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, LONDON

ISBN: 9781855147775
USD $24.95
| CAN $34.95

Pub Date: 5/19/2020
Forthcoming


Cecil Beaton: 20th Century Icons

CECIL BEATON: 20TH CENTURY ICONS

Text by Joanna Ling, Oliva María Rubio.

LA FáBRICA

ISBN: 9788417048723
USD $40.00
| CAN $55

Pub Date: 9/25/2018
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