This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Part of the first generation of the Ashcan School.
Victorian illustrator known for her watercolors of children in the idyllic English countryside.
Sydney Prior Hall
Illustrator, cartoonist, and reportage artist who traveled the world.
Illustrator of spare and finely calculated renderings of urban and rural America.
Sigismund de Ivanowski
Painter and illustrator recognized for his garden scenes, cityscapes, and portraits.
Polish illustrator of dark fantasy worlds he creates for books and games.
Author and illustrator whose work had appeared in numerous fashion magazines, and is primarily known for her work in children's books.
German-American illustrator whose work explores political and social issues through her drawing and visual narratives.
John La Gatta
Prolific 20th century illustrator known primarily for his depictions of glamorous women at leisure.
Scientific illustrator, children's book artist, and painter famous for his "Book of Nonsense."
American illustrator and author of award-winning books for children.
Frank Xavier Leyendecker
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.
British Romantic painter known for depicting apocalyptic themes.
Scottish illustrator beloved during his lifetime for children's book and fantasy illustrations.
Prolific fantasy illustrator who has published several books featuring fantastic creatures.
The most important American political cartoonist and satirist of the late 1800s.
Ground-breaking illustrator most famous for her Kewpie creations.
Golden Age illustrator, muralist, and stained glass artist.
Artist and author who spent most of his life working, and depicting European architecture and street scenes.