In our shop, we have a wide range of art books, exhibition catalogues and prints of works from our collections. You will also find postcards, original stationery and unique gift ideas.

For the exhibition ‘James Ensor. Inspired by Brussels‘, we put together a special range inspired by Ensor.

The museum shop is accessible without an entrance ticket.


Discover a wide range of books published by KBR or in collaboration with external partners. From books on Japanese prints to music recordings of scores taken from the manuscripts in our collection. There really is something for everyone. Books can also be ordered via fubc@xoe.or.

Ensor & Brussels

The catalogue to the exhibition ‘James Ensor, Inspired by Brussels’ showcases more than two hundred works by Ensor from the Royal Library of Belgium (KBR) and the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (RMFAB).  

This lavishly illustrated book explores the allure of Brussels, taking readers on a journey to discover the pivotal places, encounters and events that shaped Ensor as both an artist and a human being.

  • 216 pages, 25,5 x 21 cm
  • Daan van Heesch (ed.), Davy Depelchin & Sarah Van Ooteghem
  • Publisher: Mercatorfonds & Yale University Press
  • Available in EN, NL, FR
  • ISBN: 978-94-6230-367-6 (EN version)
  • Price: 35 euro
  • The book is on sale in the shops of KBR and the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium as from 22/02/2024.

Bruegel and Beyond

Reference work on the Flemish and Dutch art of drawing from the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, with masterly drawings from the collection.

  • 392 pages, 30,5 x 24 cm (hardcover)
  • Daan van Heesch, Sarah Van Ooteghem & Joris Van Grieken (eds.)
  • Publisher: Hannibal Books/Yale University Press
  • ISBN: 978 94 6436 638 9
  • Price: € 64,50

KBR museum visitor’s guide

Delve deep into the Library of the Dukes of Burgundy. The accompanying leaflets provide information about the manuscripts on display. They change twice a year to protect them from light.

  • 132 pages, 24 x 14 cm
  • J. Bouniton, B. Bousmanne, E. Savini
  • Publisher: KBR
  • Available in EN, NL, FR
  • ISBN: 978-2-87093-192-9 (EN version)
  • Price: € 15 (book + 4 sets of leaflets), excluding shipping costs

Chalcography: prints

Choose your favourites from more than 6,000 ancient and modern engraved plates (wood and copper). Our Chalcography department will produce an original print or reprint.

  • The most popular and special prints are directly available in the shop.
  • You can browse through all prints in the Chalcography department. Please make an appointment: yrra.inauhyfg@xoe.or.
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Artwork and gadgets

For the KBR museum and our temporary exhibitions we work together with promising designers, who get their inspiration from the KBR collections. Among them are Atelier Qube, Tina De Souter, Helen b, Esther Weis and SowiesoWies.

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