This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
A portrait painter, muralist, and an illustrator of books and magazines.
An influential artist whose bold, black and white drawings came to define the Decadent movement in Britain.
Art teacher, commercial illustrator, and self-titled "Big Shot West Coast Artist."
Turn of the century magazine illustrator and creator of the “Christy Girl.”
Illustrator who revolutionized children's book design at the turn of the century.
Illustrator, greeting card designer, and brother of Walter Crane.
Illustrated Americans doing everyday activities.
Cartoonist famous for creating drawings of unnecessarily complex devices that perform a simple function.
Victorian illustrator known for her watercolors of children in the idyllic English countryside.
Known for detailed renderings of automobiles and trains.
American illustrator for "The Saturday Evening Post," "Time," and "Liberty" magazines.
Prolific oil painter who has illustrated books, magazines, postage stamps, and his own fantasy novel.
Ground-breaking illustrator most famous for her Kewpie creations.
Golden Age illustrator, muralist, and stained glass artist.
Maxfield Parrish illustrated poetic narratives set in other-worldly landscapes.
Creates children's picture books using traditional and digital techniques.
A distinguished American illustrator and teacher during the late 19th century.
Best-known for his Boy Scout paintings and "Saturday Evening Post" covers, he inspired generations of Americans.
Prolific illustrator of magazines from the 1940s through the 1960s.
Illustrator of fairytale picture books and young adult novels.