Tamsin Pickeral is an art historian and an author of books on art, horses, animals and travel.
She wrote her first book, The Encyclopedia of Horses and Ponies (published 1999) while living in the US, where she stayed for eight years, and has since that time written or co-written over twenty books. She has lived back in the UK since 2004.
Pickeral’s books are published internationally and have received critical acclaim in the media. This includes her book The Horse: 30,000 Years of the Horse in Art, chosen as Book of the Week by The Guardian newspaper (2006), and her book, The Dog: 5,000 Years of the Dog in Art, picked as one of the Top Fifty Art Books of the Year, 2008 by the Financial Times and voted into the Sunday Times Books Of The Year, Art, 2008.
Books in order of publication:
The Secrets Of Britain – 2005
The Encyclopedia of Horses and Ponies (published 1999) Turner, Whistler, Monet (2005)
Mackintosh (The World’s Greatest Art) (2005)
The Horse: 30,000 Years Of The Horse In Art (2006)
Van Gogh (2007)
The Horse Lover’s Bible: The Complete Practical Guide To Horse Care And Management (2008)
Best-Kept Secrets of Tuscany – 2008
The Dog: 5,000 Years Of The Dog In Art (2008)
Budget Horse And Pony Care: Cost Effective Horse Management (2009)
The Taste of Ireland: Landscape, Culture & Food – 2009
Chris Gollon: Humanity in Art (2010)
The Majesty of the Horse (2011 US, 2012 UK)
The Spirit of the Dog (2012)
The Elegance of the Cat: An Illustrated History (2013)
Dogs Unleashed – 2014
England Undiscovered: Landmarks, Landscapes & Hidden Treasures – 2015