Illustration Art
The world's largest gallery of illustration paintings and comic strips
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Welcome to The Illustration Art Gallery!

The world's largest gallery of the original paintings, drawings and sketches created to illustrate books, magazines, graphic novels, comic strips, cartoons and newspaper strips!

Just some of the recent additions to our Gallery ...

Princess Picture Library - Sue Day - Reporter (Original)
Princess Picture Library - Sue Day - Reporter (Original)
Artist: Michel Atkinson
 
Wind in the Willows - Pirate Captain Toad (Original)
Wind in the Willows - Pirate Captain Toad (Original)
Artist: Peter Woolcock
 
School Friend Picture Library - Fashion Pirates (Original)
School Friend Picture Library - Fashion Pirates (Original)
Artist: Michel Atkinson


Little Women and Good Wives 1 (Original)
Little Women and Good Wives 1 (Original)
Artist: Gino D'Antonio
 
June and School Friend - Winter Sports (Original)
June and School Friend - Winter Sports (Original)
Artist: Brian O'Hanlon
 
June and School Friend and Princess Picture Library cover #491 (Original)
June and School Friend and Princess Picture Library cover #491 (Original)
Artist: Peter Kay


The Tower Chronicles: DreadStalker 1 (Original)
The Tower Chronicles: DreadStalker 1 (Original)
Artist: Simon Bisley
 
The Spider comic page from Lion X01 (Original)
The Spider comic page from Lion X01 (Original)
Artist: Reg Bunn
 
Shipwreck School - Whistle Stop Tour (Original)
Shipwreck School - Whistle Stop Tour (Original)
Artist: Vic Neill


Peter Pan - And the Mermaids (Original)
Peter Pan - And the Mermaids (Original)
Artist: Nadir Quinto
 
Sinbad The Sailor - Shore Party (Original)
Sinbad The Sailor - Shore Party (Original)
Artist: Nadir Quinto
 
Thumbelisa - The Beautiful Princess (Original)
Thumbelisa - The Beautiful Princess (Original)
Artist: Nadir Quinto


Little Women and Good Wives 15 (Original)
Little Women and Good Wives 15 (Original)
Artist: Gino D'Antonio
 
Little Women and Good Wives 16 (Original)
Little Women and Good Wives 16 (Original)
Artist: Gino D'Antonio
 
Little Women and Good Wives 17 (Original)
Little Women and Good Wives 17 (Original)
Artist: Gino D'Antonio


Count Duckula - Take Out the Trash (TWO pages) (Original)
Count Duckula - Take Out the Trash (TWO pages) (Original)
Artist: Arthur Ranson
 
The Wizard King Trilogy page 7 (Original)
The Wizard King Trilogy page 7 (Original)
Artist: Wally Wood
 
Sleeping Beauty - Blessings For The Baby (Original)
Sleeping Beauty - Blessings For The Baby (Original)
Artist: Jesus Blasco


APRIL 2015
NEW ARTISTS this month: Gino D'Antonio and Vic Neill

Over 90 original newspaper and comic strips added, including:

COUNT DUCKULA
LITTLE WOMEN
PETER PAN
SINBAD THE SAILOR
SLEEPING BEAUTY
SUE DAY (Princess and Schoolgirl's Picture Library)
THE SPIDER
THUMBELISA
TOWER CHRONICLES
WIND IN THE WILLOWS
WIZARD KING


Enjoy our latest art in the LATEST slideshow or see a selection of our latest art.

Michel AtkinsonPrincess & School Friend Picture Libraries Original Watercolours, some Signed
Simon BisleyThe Tower Chronicles: DreadStalker Original Pencils
Jesus BlascoSleeping Beauty - Blessings For The Baby Original Watercolour
Reg BunnThe Spider, original comic pages from Lion Original Pen & Inks
Gino D'AntonioLittle Women and Good Wives Original comic strips in Watercolour new artist
Jon DavisSchoolgirl's and Princess Picture Library Covers Original Watercolour & Gouache paintings
Gerry HaylockPrincess Picture Library - Ice Dance Original Watercolour
Peter KayJune and School Friend and Princess Picture Library cover #491 Original Watercolour
Frank Marsden LeaPrincess Picture Library - Sue Day Bridesmaid Original Watercolour Signed
Vic NeillShipwreck School - Whistle Stop Tour Original Pen & Ink new artist
Brian O'HanlonJune and School Friend - Winter Sports Original Gouache
Nadir QuintoPeter Pan, Sinbad the Sailor, Wind in the Willows and Thumbelisa Original full page comic strips painted in Watercolour
Arthur RansonCount Duckula Original double-page Watercolours
Wally WoodThe Wizard King Trilogy Original comic strip Pen & Inks
Peter WoolcockWind in the Willows, Pet Shop Frolics (TWO pages) and A Windy Day for the Postman Original Watercolours
We give you the very best from the wide, sometimes overlooked, world of illustration art, including original artwork for comics (comic books) and annuals, book covers and illustrations, graphic novels, magazines, film animation cels, newspaper and comic strips, poster art, album cover art, superb fine art reproductions and high quality art prints.

Our gallery brings together the work of artists from all over the world and from many genres, including fantasy, horror, science fiction, education, history, nature, technology, humour, romance, glamour, architecture, whimsy and even political satire and caricature.
Jeffrey Jones (Age of Innocence)
Our art is Original, that is the unique art work painted or drawn by the artist for use in a publication or poster. We do also have a selection of Prints including many Limited Editions. As you will see, illustrators are not shy of employing many techniques and media in their quest to communicate and entertain, so we are pleased to offer watercolour, pen and ink, oil, wash, gouache, pencil, acrylic, crayon, gicle, mixed media and charcoal, amongst others.

We have over 30 years experience in sourcing and selling original illustration art and are very proud to have this showcase of wonderful art. With over 600 featured artists, we hope you enjoy browsing our gallery ... and of course, everything you see is for sale (except in the archive)!
Moebius (Gir) (Gunfighter at the Coliseum)
From the beginning of the 20th century demand for original art to illustrate books, magazines and comics grew dramatically, especially with the advent of mass printing and production techniques. In the 1920s and 1930s a few artists in the UK and the USA (where the demand for magazine illustration grew enormously) became household names and their work commands huge sums of money.

Names in the USA such as NC Wyeth, Frank Schoonover, Maxfield Parrish, Jessie Wilcox Smith, and in England names such as Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, Willy Pogany, EH Shepard, Mabel Lucie Attwell, William Heath Robinson and Louis Wain are all widely known and respected.
Walt Disney Studio (Walt Disney's Shadow)
These artists represent a tiny fraction of an enormous body of art seldom if ever seen in its original form. Art commissioned and created for books and periodicals has always been celebrated in its printed form, but the publishers - and often the artists themselves - have not realised the enormous appeal of the originals. The public often have not even been aware that originals exist and are available to own and enjoy.

Hundreds of thousands of original drawings and paintings have over the years been lost or destroyed by publishers through a lack of interest or imagination, despite the fact that many of the images created are already 20th century icons.

Our aim is to present the wide variety of illustration art in all its various forms for the collector and fan alike to own and enjoy. New art is added to the Gallery every month.
Michel Atkinson (School Friend comic cover)

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