This ever-expanding reference list provides background on a diverse spectrum of illustrators across time, cultures, and artistic styles.
American illustrator most famous for his paintings of pin-up models.
Briggs used informal poses to create reality in his work.
The most popular female pulp artist; known for her provocative covers for "Weird Tales" magazine.
Joseph Clement Coll
American pen and ink artist who illustrated for newspapers, novels, and periodicals at the turn of the 20th century.
One of the most famous pin-up artists of the 20th century.
Using eye-popping imagery, Gogos painted more than fifty covers of "Famous Monsters of Filmland."
Everett Raymond Kinstler
Popular mid-century pulp and comic book artist who is now a portrait artist.
His long career encompasses story illustrations for pulp magazines, advertising, and historical depiction.
Frank Xavier Leyendecker
Popular illustrator of commercial products, magazines, and books in the early 20th century.
Creator of pulp and popular magazine illustrations who later painted historical events and the American West.
Twentieth century American illustrator best known for his cover work for crime noir novels.
Prolific painter of pulp covers and film posters.
The nephew of Norman Rockwell achieved success in multiple genres of illustration.
Prolific cover artist of pulp magazines.
Magazine cover illustrator who enjoyed drawing homespun, rural subjects.
J. Frederick Smith
Pinup artist of the 1940s and 1950s who later turned to photography.
Gloria Stoll Karn
A popular female pulp magazine artist in a male-dominated field.
Artist who created Coca-Cola's iconic Santa Claus.
An award-winning artist and illustration historian.
One of the leading fantasy artists of his time, Vallejo's paintings are often filled with eroticism.