Illustration Art
The world's largest gallery of illustration paintings and comic strips
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Illustration Art Gallery
Jubilee House
Bedwardine Road
Crystal Palace
London SE19 3AP
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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 ...

Avro Lancaster 'We Dood It Too' 1 (Original) (Signed)
Avro Lancaster 'We Dood It Too' 1 (Original) (Signed)
Artist: Graham Coton
 
Avro Lancaster 'We Dood It Too' 3 (Original)
Avro Lancaster 'We Dood It Too' 3 (Original)
Artist: Graham Coton
 
The Donkey Skin - The King Commands (Original)
The Donkey Skin - The King Commands (Original)
Artist: Jesus Blasco


Ali Baba - Emptying the Oil Jar (Original)
Ali Baba - Emptying the Oil Jar (Original)
Artist: Jesus Blasco
 
The Dancing Princesses (Original)
The Dancing Princesses (Original)
Artist: Jesus Blasco
 
Babes in the Wood - The Uncle (Original)
Babes in the Wood - The Uncle (Original)
Artist: Jesus Blasco


Princess Petal - Manhole (Original)
Princess Petal - Manhole (Original)
Artist: Jesus Blasco
 
Rumpelstiltskin - A Small Job (Original)
Rumpelstiltskin - A Small Job (Original)
Artist: Jesus Blasco
 
Asterix: Britons, Never, Never, Never Shall be Slaves!  3 (Original)
Asterix: Britons, Never, Never, Never Shall be Slaves! 3 (Original)
Artist: Albert Uderzo


Asterix: Britons, Never, Never, Never Shall be Slaves!  4 (Original)
Asterix: Britons, Never, Never, Never Shall be Slaves! 4 (Original)
Artist: Albert Uderzo
 
Asterix: In the Days of Good Queen Cleo  3 (Original)
Asterix: In the Days of Good Queen Cleo 3 (Original)
Artist: Albert Uderzo
 
The Steel Claw full page 2 (Original)
The Steel Claw full page 2 (Original)
Artist: Jesus Blasco


The Spider full page 1 (Original)
The Spider full page 1 (Original)
Artist: Reg Bunn
 
Zip Nolan full page 1 (Original)
Zip Nolan full page 1 (Original)
Artist: Reg Bunn
 
Jeff Hawke daily strip H4423 (Original) (Signed)
Jeff Hawke daily strip H4423 (Original) (Signed)
Artist: Sydney Jordan


Peter Pan - To The Island (Original)
Peter Pan - To The Island (Original)
Artist: Nadir Quinto
 
Cinderella - Secrets Revealed (Original)
Cinderella - Secrets Revealed (Original)
Artist: Nadir Quinto
 
 


FEB/MARCH 2015

Over 200 original newspaper and comic strips added, plus paintings by Fortunino Matania and Graham Coton, including:

ALI BABA
ASTERIX
BABES IN THE WOOD
CINDERELLA
JEFF HAWKE
PETER PAN
PRINCESS PETAL
RUMPELSTILTSKIN
SNOW WHITE
THE SPIDER
THE STEEL CLAW
THUMBELISA
ZIP NOLAN


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

Jesus BlascoAli Baba, Babes In the Wood, Rumpelstiltskin, The Donkey Skin, The Steel Claw, The Dancing Princesses, Princess Petal and Snow White full page Watercolours
Reg BunnThe Spider and Zip Nolan full page Original Pen & Ink comic strips
Graham CotonAvro Lancaster 'We Dood It Too' series Original Gouaches Signed
Sydney JordanJeff Hawke daily strip H2424 Original Pen & Ink comic strips Signed
Fortunino MataniaGermany Enters Denmark's Capital 1940 and German Paratroops enter Holland 1940 Original Pen & Ink Washes Signed
Nadir QuintoCinderella, Peter Pan, Thumbelisa Original full page comic strips in Watercolour
Albert UderzoAsterix: Britons, Never, Never, Never Shall be Slaves! and Asterix: In the Days of Good Queen Cleo full page 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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