This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Magazine illustrator and portraitist.
Illustrator of women’s magazines and advertising campaigns in the 1950s.
Fashion illustrator who worked with designer Nettie Rosenstein in the 1950s, and continued through the 1980s as a freelance illustrator.
His "Gibson Girl" influenced the style of the modern American woman in the late 1800s.
Victorian illustrator known for her watercolors of children in the idyllic English countryside.
Known for her black-and-white wash drawings used as advertisements for Lord & Taylor.
J.C. Leyendecker rose to fame as the creator of elegant artworks for mass publication.
Created many cover illustrations and pastel drawings of strong, spirited, healthy American women.
American illustrator and author of children’s books known for her great variety of mediums and methods.
Known for drawings and watercolors during the 1960s and 1970s, she embraced digital art in the 1980s.
Successful illustrator who portrayed romantic femininity using a distinctive technique called “fade-away.”
Pop artist known for his simple, graphic design combined with bold colors.
Warhol appropriated images of everyday objects and celebrities and turned them into works of fine art.