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.
American illustrator most famous for his paintings of pin-up models.
Known for her stained glass designs and children’s book illustrations.
Remembered as an award-winning author and illustrator of children’s books and founder of the Folly Cove Designers.
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.
Worked with her husband, artist Leo Dillon, to illustrate children’s books, adult paperbacks books, and magazine covers.
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.
Started her art career at 78, known for her painted scenes of rural life in America.
Contemporary illustrator and author Kadir Nelson is enamored with the interconnectivity of the human experience in America.
American illustrator and author of children’s books known for her great variety of mediums and methods.
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.