Part of a series of exciting and luxurious Flame Tree Notebooks. Combining high-quality production with magnificent fine art, the covers are printed on foil in five colours, embossed, then foil stamped. And they're powerfully practical: a pocket at the back for receipts and scraps, two bookmarks and a solid magnetic side flap. These are perfect for personal use and make a dazzling gift. This example features Gustave Courbet: The Calm Sea.
Gustave Courbet painted this view of the sea, receded at low tide, during his visit to Étretat near Normandy, France, in the summer of 1869. The two small boats left on the shore add to the tranquility of the scene, which is in stark comparison to many of Courbet’s other coastal landscapes, which depicted chaotic, crashing waves and dramatic skies.