This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
An influential artist whose bold, black and white drawings came to define the Decadent movement in Britain.
The first female artist at Charles E. Cooper Studio and a prolific illustrator of children's books.
Illustrator of women’s magazines and advertising campaigns in the 1950s.
Fashion illustrator who began working with designer Nettie Rosenstein in the 1950s, and continued through the 1980s as a freelance illustrator.
Worked with her husband, artist Leo Dillon, to illustrate children’s books, adult paperbacks books, and magazine covers.
Illustrator of American women wearing high fashion.
Best known for travel posters and paintings of wildlife for Weyerhauser Timber.
Victorian illustrator known for her watercolors of children in the idyllic English countryside.
Illustrator, cartoonist, and reportage artist who traveled the world.
Known for her black-and-white wash drawings used as advertisements for Lord & Taylor.
Canadian illustrator known for her metaphorical political artwork.
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
An influential mid-20th century illustrator known for her vibrant psychedelic style art.
Started her art career at 78, known for her painted scenes of rural life in America.
Ground-breaking illustrator most famous for her Kewpie creations.
Inventor of the modern glamour aesthetic for American women's magazines.
Successful illustrator who portrayed romantic femininity using a distinctive technique called “fade-away.”
Best-known for his Boy Scout paintings and "Saturday Evening Post" covers, he inspired generations of Americans.
Illustrator of fairytale picture books and young adult novels.