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 ...

Abraham Lincoln meets Harriet Beecher Stowe (Original)
Abraham Lincoln meets Harriet Beecher Stowe (Original)
Artist: John Keay
 
The Search (Original)
The Search (Original)
Artist: Cecil Doughty
 
King John and the Magna Carta (Original)
King John and the Magna Carta (Original)
Artist: Richard Hook


H. G. Well's Kipps (Original)
H. G. Well's Kipps (Original)
Artist: Neville Dear
 
Dogfight! - The First Duels in the Sky (Original) (Signed)
Dogfight! - The First Duels in the Sky (Original) (Signed)
Artist: Wilf Hardy
 
Prayers Before Battle (Original)
Prayers Before Battle (Original)
Artist: Eric Parker


Le Fort de la Pompelle (Original) (Signed)
Le Fort de la Pompelle (Original) (Signed)
Artist: Agricole Louis Montagn
 
The Regency Guest (Original) (Signed)
The Regency Guest (Original) (Signed)
Artist: Fortunino Matania
 
Boeing Apache AH-64 attack helicopter (Original) (Signed)
Boeing Apache AH-64 attack helicopter (Original) (Signed)
Artist: Keith Fretwell


Learning to Ride (Original) (Signed)
Learning to Ride (Original) (Signed)
Artist: Fortunino Matania
 
Carol Day newspaper strip # 2679 (Original)
Carol Day newspaper strip # 2679 (Original)
Artist: David Wright
 
The Horse Grenadiers (Original) (Signed)
The Horse Grenadiers (Original) (Signed)
Artist: Eric Parker


El Loco Sexton: Squaw page 1 (Original)
El Loco Sexton: Squaw page 1 (Original)
Artist: Arturo del Castillo
 
The Long Descent (Original)
The Long Descent (Original)
Artist: Don Lawrence
 
Lost and Found (Original) (Signed)
Lost and Found (Original) (Signed)
Artist: Grew


JULY 2014

NEW ARTISTS this month: L. Field Marchant, Agricole Louis Montagné and Michael Johnson.

120+ additions this month including Wilf Hardy, Neville Dear, Eric Parker, Richard Hook, Gerry Wood, Gerry Embleton, Don Lawrence, plus astounding paintings by the legendary Agricole Louis Montagne and Fortunino Matania, and fine full-page western comic strips in ink by Arturo del Castillo.

Enjoy them all in our Latest Slideshow or see a selection of our latest art.

Explore our unique ARCHIVE of 4,000 art works.
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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