List of famous illustrators with their biographies, including interesting facts and timeline.

An artist who supports a writing or some concept by sketching/drawing a visual representation explaining the content of the said text or idea. Illustration has been used for a long time to elucidate difficult concepts that are difficult to describe through written text. Here is a list of some of the famous illustrators.

Derren BrownDerren Brown
British

Clive BarkerClive Barker
British

Alphonse MuchaAlphonse Mucha
Czech
Frank FrazettaFrank Frazetta
American

Devdutt PattanaikDevdutt Pattanaik
Indian

Lisa FrankLisa Frank
American

Djuna BarnesDjuna Barnes
American
Tasha TudorTasha Tudor
American
Maxfield ParrishMaxfield Parrish
American

James TissotJames Tissot
French

W. S. GilbertW. S. Gilbert
British

Mervyn PeakeMervyn Peake
Chinese, British
John TennielJohn Tenniel
British

Arthur RansomeArthur Ransome
British
Gustave MoreauGustave Moreau
French

ErtéErté
French, Russian

Roger HargreavesRoger Hargreaves
British
Ralph McQuarrieRalph McQuarrie
American

Andrew LoomisAndrew Loomis
American
Charles Dana GibsonCharles Dana Gibson
American

George CruikshankGeorge Cruikshank
British

Michael WhelanMichael Whelan
American
Rockwell KentRockwell Kent
American
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Frank TashlinFrank Tashlin
American
Bill PeetBill Peet
American

Leonor FiniLeonor Fini
Argentinian

Jessie Willcox SmithJessie Willcox Smith
American

Beryl CookBeryl Cook
British
Margret ReyMargret Rey
German, American

Natalie BabbittNatalie Babbitt
American

Walter De MariaWalter De Maria
American

Tyrus WongTyrus Wong
Chinese, American

Walter Dorwin TeagueWalter Dorwin Teague
American
Daniel Carter BeardDaniel Carter Beard
American

André FranquinAndré Franquin
Belgian
Garth WilliamsGarth Williams
American

Kenojuak AshevakKenojuak Ashevak
Canadian

Chesley BonestellChesley Bonestell
American
Abdur Rahman ChughtaiAbdur Rahman Chughtai
Pakistani

Renée FrenchRenée French
American
René GruauRené Gruau
Italian

David BurliukDavid Burliuk
Ukrainian

Virginia Lee BurtonVirginia Lee Burton
American

Eric HillEric Hill
British

Edwin Austin AbbeyEdwin Austin Abbey
American
Konrad KujauKonrad Kujau
German

Randolph CaldecottRandolph Caldecott
British

Joaquín Torres-GarcíaJoaquín Torres-García
Spanish, Uruguayan

Will ElderWill Elder
American
Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard GrandvilleJean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville
French
Wanda GágWanda Gág
American

Jiří TrnkaJiří Trnka
Czech

Rudolf KochRudolf Koch
German

Elihu VedderElihu Vedder
American
Hablot Knight BrowneHablot Knight Browne
British

Miguel CovarrubiasMiguel Covarrubias
Mexican
William Addison DwigginsWilliam Addison Dwiggins
American

Albert RobidaAlbert Robida
French

Mikhail LarionovMikhail Larionov
Russian
Daniel MacliseDaniel Maclise
Northern Irish

Barbara CooneyBarbara Cooney
American
Al WilliamsonAl Williamson
Colombian, American

John Sell CotmanJohn Sell Cotman
British

SahibdinSahibdin
Indian
Paul GavarniPaul Gavarni
French

George LuksGeorge Luks
American
Jan LuykenJan Luyken
Dutch

Laurence HousmanLaurence Housman
British

David LevineDavid Levine
American

Władysław T. BendaWładysław T. Benda
Polish
Alexandre AlexeieffAlexandre Alexeieff
French, Russian

Alfred WaudAlfred Waud
American

Jean CharlotJean Charlot
French, American

Neysa McMeinNeysa McMein
American

Trina Schart HymanTrina Schart Hyman
American
Kelly FreasKelly Freas
American

Boardman RobinsonBoardman Robinson
American
Guy PeellaertGuy Peellaert
Belgian

Bob ThavesBob Thaves
American

William Pène du BoisWilliam Pène du Bois
American
Constantin GuysConstantin Guys
French

Kenyon CoxKenyon Cox
American
Hans ErniHans Erni
Swiss

Henri LaurensHenri Laurens
French
Avigdor ArikhaAvigdor Arikha
French

Kathleen HaleKathleen Hale
British, Scottish

Dale MessickDale Messick
American
Charles TomlinsonCharles Tomlinson
British

Frank LeslieFrank Leslie
British, American
Arthur Heygate MackmurdoArthur Heygate Mackmurdo
British