This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
German-born American illustrator and marine painter.
Illustrator of American women wearing high fashion.
Flagg created the iconic World War I poster, "I Want YOU for the U.S. Army."
Famous instructor at the Art Students League.
Mary Hallock Foote was an illustrator who lived the life she wrote about and illustrated; in a way, she was the forerunner of that celebrated novelist of pioneer life, Willa Cather (1873-1947).
Illustrator who pioneered an individual style despite working in a male-dominated field.
Creator of the first political cartoon published in an American newspaper.
One of the most influential fantasy illustrators of the late 20th century.
Illustrator of 20th century rural America.
Best known for travel posters and paintings of wildlife for Weyerhauser Timber.
His "Gibson Girl" influenced the style of the modern American woman in the late 1800s.
Part of the first generation of the Ashcan School.
Known for his comic drawings for "Puck" magazine.
Cartoonist famous for creating drawings of unnecessarily complex devices that perform a simple function.
Golden Age illustrator known for her work in "Harper's" and "Ladies' Home Journal."
Victorian illustrator known for her watercolors of children in the idyllic English countryside.
Best-known for his book series "Dinotopia"—a lost island where dinosaurs and humans cohabitate.
Illustrator, cartoonist, and reportage artist who traveled the world.
Artist, art historian, theorist, and re-discoverer of Dynamic Symmetry and the “Golden Ratio.”
William Hanna and Joseph Barbera created Saturday morning cartoons.