This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Abbey was a portrait painter, muralist, and an illustrator of books and magazines.
Hungarian-born children's book illustrator, commercial illustrator, and animator.
Illustrator who revolutionized children's book design at the turn of the century.
Political cartoonist and caricaturist, best known for his illustrations for the works of Charles Dickens.
Surrealist painter who created a new art form of interpretive landscapes and portraits.
German-born American illustrator and marine painter.
Creator of the first political cartoon published in an American newspaper.
Illustrator of 20th century rural America.
Part of the first generation of the Ashcan School.
Illustrator of spare and finely calculated renderings of urban and rural America.
Prolific 20th century illustrator known primarily for his depictions of glamorous women at leisure.
Scientific illustrator, children's book illustrator, and painter famous for his "Book of Nonsense."
Popular illustrator of commercial products, magazines, and books in the early 20th century.
Award-winning author/artist who depicts how things work—from simple gadgets to monumental structures.
The most important American political cartoonist and satirist of the late 1800s.
Golden Age illustrator, muralist, and stained glass artist.
Illustrator, natural scientist, and conservationist, known for her stories of Peter Rabbit.
Illustrator of children's books; famous for fairies, goblins, and other fantastical creatures.
Prolific illustrator of magazines from the 1940s through the 1960s.
A masterful artist who relished his engagement with the visual world and post-war society.