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 ...

Hansel and Gretel: The Witch is Brought Before the King (Original) (Signed)
Hansel and Gretel: The Witch is Brought Before the King (Original) (Signed)
 
Maid Marian and Robin Hood (Original)
Maid Marian and Robin Hood (Original)
 
Puss-In-Boots: I Want to Tell You a Story (Original)
Puss-In-Boots: I Want to Tell You a Story (Original)


Puss-In-Boots: The Early Years (Original)
Puss-In-Boots: The Early Years (Original)
 
Robin and his Merry Men Celebrate (Original)
Robin and his Merry Men Celebrate (Original)
 
Robin Hood - Target Practice (Original)
Robin Hood - Target Practice (Original)


Robin Hood Battles Little John (Original)
Robin Hood Battles Little John (Original)
 
'That'll Be Another Penny My Good Man!' (Original)
'That'll Be Another Penny My Good Man!' (Original)
 
Wild Bill Takes A Hand (Original)
Wild Bill Takes A Hand (Original)


A Challenge (Original)
A Challenge (Original)
 
All the Fun of the Fayre (Original)
All the Fun of the Fayre (Original)
 
Bad Habits in Republican Rome (Original)
Bad Habits in Republican Rome (Original)


Building An Egyptian Temple (Original)
Building An Egyptian Temple (Original)
 
Canada Goose (Original)
Canada Goose (Original)
 
Chinese Junk at Night (Original)
Chinese Junk at Night (Original)


Dick Whittington: 01A (Original)
Dick Whittington: 01A (Original)
 
Dick Whittington: 02 (Original)
Dick Whittington: 02 (Original)
 
Dick Whittington: 03 (Original)
Dick Whittington: 03 (Original)


AUGUST 2015
NEW ARTISTS this month: Bert Moss, Alf Saporito and Lew Stringer

Over 100 original art works and comic strips added including ROBIN HOOD, ROBIN REDBREAST, DICK WHITTINGTON, HANSEL AND GRETEL, LADY AND THE DRAGON, by Dan Escott, Wilf Hardy, Peter Jackson, Angus McBride, Harry Pettit, Eduardo Teixeira Coelho, Reginald B Davis, Ken Denham, E Hyde, Robert Forrest, et al.

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

E V AbbottThe Flowers of Romance and Fun in the Fields Original Watercolours
Severino BaraldiRobin Hood, Maid Marian and Little John Original Watercolours
Jesus BlascoHansel and Gretel Original Watercolour Signed
Geoff CampionWild Bill Takes A Hand Original Watercolour
Eduardo Teixeira CoelhoPuss-in-Boots Original Watercolours
Reginald DavisCanada Goose, Peregrine Falcon, Muntjac or Barking Deer and Ruff Original Watercolours
Ken DenhamPheasant Original Pen & Ink Wash
Gerry EmbletonRustam Slays the White Demon Original Pen & Ink Wash and Ships In The Night Original Watercolour
Ron EmbletonChinese Junk at Night Original Watercolour
Dan EscottElizabeth the Warrior Queen and Sir Francis Drake and The Golden Hind Original Watercolours
Robert ForrestBuilding An Egyptian Temple Original Watercolour
Barbara FreemanPrincess Trapped in a Tower Original Watercolour
Harry GreenKing Cobra Original Watercolour
Wilf HardyFour Fighters of World War Two and Short Sterling British Bomber Original Watercolours
Richard HookYaks Original Watercolour
Gordon HutchingsGulliver Guinea Pig Meets the Birds Original Watercolour
E HydeLion Cub Original Mixed Media Signed
Peter JacksonDoctors using nitrous oxide (laughing gas) as an anaesthetic, Lighting an operation and The Death of Innocents Original Watercolours
Brian LewisI'm late! I'm late! For a very important date! Original Watercolour
Kenneth LillyLemurs Original Watercolour
Angus McBrideoriginal paintings of historical events including Bad Habits in Republican Rome, The Defence of the Eureka Stockade, The Painted Pebble People Fishing and From Then Till Now: Women's Hair and Hats Original Watercolours, some Signed
James E McConnellMary Queen of Scots and To Steal the Queen's Jewels Original Watercolours
Bert MossPassenger Pigeon Original Watercolour Signed new artist
Harry PettitRobbin Redbreast and Jenny Wren Original comic strips in Watercolour
Nadir Quintooriginal colour comic strips including Dick Whittington Original Watercolours, The Lady and the Dragon Original Watercolours, Three Musketeers and Princess Marigold Original Gouaches
E Dorothy ReesLittle Bo Peep Original Watercolours
Alf SaporitoTiger Original Pen & Ink Signed new artist
John S SmithVeterans of World War One Original Pen & Ink Wash
Lew StringerRobocapers Original Pen & Ink comic strips Signed new artist
Peter WoolcockJerome K. Jerome's Three Men In A Boat Original Pen & Ink Wash and Wind in the Willows Santa Toad Original Watercolour
20th Century unidentified artistSnow White and the Wicked Witch Original Watercolour andf Zero Raid Original Gouache
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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