Tasha Tudor is the long honored 20th century American illustrator who revealed her New England heritage in just about every painting she
created. She was one member of a talented family, channeling the artistic abilities of her portraitist mother. 2015 will be her centenary
year with special exhibitions. Watch this page for developing details.
Tudor illustrated dozens of favorite books. Many had her own text relating images and events from her own life. She painted hundreds
Christmas cards, and many of these recorded familiar scenes in New Hampshire and Vermont. Her life and work is recorded in scores of
magazine articles. The major Tasha Tudor archives are owned by the DeGrummond Children's Literature Collection, University of Southern
Cellar Door Books is a small specialty book shop devoted to Tasha Tudor. We have her books, art prints, Christmas cards and many other things created by this talented artist. We sell her
original art, some pieces consigned and some our own. And we can help you dispose of your Tudor art. There is no count of the number of pieces Tudor created in her lifetime. We calculate in the
neighborhood of 15,000 original watercolors, oils and drawings in pencil and chalk.
John and Jill Hare are the proprietors of Cellar Door Books founded in 1971. We are also the compilers and authors of two comprehensive reviews of Tudorís art:
Tasha Tudor: the Direction of Her Dreams (1998) describes some 1200 books associated with Tudor; and Christmas Card Designs of Tasha Tudor (2012) describes
and pictures the majority of the 1400 Christmas and other greeting cards