This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
Contemporary illustrator best known for painting detailed covers for mystery novels.
Possessed a superb sense for composition and detail.
German-born American illustrator and marine painter.
Flagg created the iconic World War I poster, "I Want YOU for the U.S. Army."
Famous instructor at the Art Students League.
Foote lived the life she wrote about and illustrated, similar to that of novelist of pioneer life, Willa Cather.
Illustrator who pioneered an individual style despite working in a male-dominated field.
One of the most influential fantasy illustrators of the late 20th century.
Meticulous illustrator of plants, animals, and natural environments.
Illustrator of 20th century rural America.
Part of the first generation of the Ashcan School.
Known for his comic drawings for "Puck" magazine.
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.
Best-known for his book series "Dinotopia"—a lost island where dinosaurs and humans cohabitate.
Award-winning fantasy artist who specializes in fanciful renditions of classic fairy tales.
Illustrator, cartoonist, and reportage artist who traveled the world.
Artist, art historian, theorist, and re-discoverer of Dynamic Symmetry and the “Golden Ratio.”
William Hanna and Joseph Barbera created Saturday morning cartoons.
Despite facing obstacles as a female illustrator at the turn of the century, she gained national recognition for her work.