This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Contemporary illustrator best known for painting detailed covers for mystery novels.
German-born American illustrator and marine painter.
Illustrator of American women wearing high fashion.
One of the most influential fantasy illustrators of the late 20th century.
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.
His long career encompasses story illustrations for pulp magazines, advertising, and historical depiction.
A versatile illustrator and educator who has created illustrations for children's books and other publications.
Scientific illustrator, children's book illustrator, and painter famous for his "Book of Nonsense."
Creator of pulp and popular magazine illustrations who later painted historical events and the American West.
Award-winning author/artist who depicts how things work—from simple gadgets to monumental structures.
Prolific oil painter who has illustrated books, magazines, postage stamps, and his own fantasy novel.
A dedicated artist with a distinct vision who transformed the art of the book with unique imagery that defied convention.
Prolific painter of pulp covers and film posters.
Acclaimed illustrator of covers for best-selling books; inspired by history, art, science, and the natural world.
American illustrator and author of children’s books known for her great variety of mediums and methods.
Maxfield Parrish illustrated poetic narratives set in other-worldly landscapes.
Working in a variety of genres, Pauley's work reflects her thoughts on the world around her.
A Caldecott Award-winning illustrator whose picture books reflect a passion for life.
Illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist, known for her stories of Peter Rabbit.