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 ...

EC Weird Fantasy #16 (1950 #4) Second Childhood (Original)
EC Weird Fantasy #16 (1950 #4) Second Childhood (Original)
Jack Kamen
 
The Day Two Kings Wrestled Each Other (Original)
The Day Two Kings Wrestled Each Other (Original)
Ron Embleton
 
La Fecha en la Piedra  (The Tombstone) 1 (Original)
La Fecha en la Piedra (The Tombstone) 1 (Original)
Arturo del Castillo


Captain Condor original art from Lion (Original)
Captain Condor original art from Lion (Original)
Ronald Forbes
 
Robin Hood Battles Little John (Original)
Robin Hood Battles Little John (Original)
Severino Baraldi
 
A Challenge (Original)
A Challenge (Original)
Nadir Quinto


Danger on the Track (Original)
Danger on the Track (Original)
Ron Embleton
 
Veterans of World War One (Original)
Veterans of World War One (Original)
John S Smith
 
A Close Race (Original)
A Close Race (Original)
Ron Embleton


Robin and his Merry Men Celebrate (Original)
Robin and his Merry Men Celebrate (Original)
Severino Baraldi
 
Chinese Junk at Night (Original)
Chinese Junk at Night (Original)
Ron Embleton
 
Wild Bill Takes A Hand (Original)
Wild Bill Takes A Hand (Original)
Geoff Campion


Canada Goose (Original)
Canada Goose (Original)
Reginald B Davis
 
A Coffin for Danger Black western art 1 (Original)
A Coffin for Danger Black western art 1 (Original)
Arturo del Castillo
 
Drama at the Wedding (Original)
Drama at the Wedding (Original)
Eduardo Teixeira Coelho


Black Watch Tragedy in Canada (Original)
Black Watch Tragedy in Canada (Original)
Gerry Embleton
 
Charge at Gallipoli (Original) (Signed)
Charge at Gallipoli (Original) (Signed)
Ralph Bruce
 
 


AUGUST 2015
NEW ARTISTS this month: Robert Bailey, Bert Felstead, Felix J Gardon, Bert Moss, Alf Saporito, Seth and Lew Stringer

Over 180 original art works and comic strips added including STAR WARS and HARRY POTTER unique pencils; LOCO SEXTON, IL COBRA, ROBIN HOOD, ROBIN REDBREAST, DICK WHITTINGTON, HANSEL AND GRETEL, LADY AND THE DRAGON, by Arturo del Castillo, Frank Frazetta, John Batchelor, Ron Embleton, Dan Escott, Wilf Hardy, Peter Jackson, Angus McBride, Harry Pettit, Eduardo Teixeira Coelho, Reginald B Davis, Ken Denham, E Hyde, Robert Forrest, Berni Wrightson, 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
Leslie Ashwell WoodThe Irish Mail Train - Duchess of Montrose Original Watercolour Signed
Robert BaileyStar Wars and Harry Potter Original Pencils Signed new artist
Severino BaraldiRobin Hood Original Watercolours
John BatchelorRoyal Aircraft Factory S.E.5 Original Pen & Ink Wash Signed
Alessandro BiffignandiThe Trials of Early Christians Original Gouache
Jesus BlascoHansel and Gretel Original Watercolour Signed
Ralph BruceCharge at Gallipoli Original Pen & Ink Wash Signed
Geoff CampionWild Bill Takes A Hand Original Watercolour
Eduardo Teixeira CoelhoPuss-in-Boots and Drama at the Wedding Original Watercolours
Graham CotonFriar John's Epic Journey to the East Original Watercolour
Reginald DavisCanada Goose, Peregrine Falcon, Muntjac or Barking Deer and Ruff Original Watercolours
Neville DearUB-65 The Haunted U-Boat Original Watercolour
Arturo del CastilloLoco Sexton Complete 10 page story Original Pen & Inks Signed; Para Cazar Aquilas western Original Pencils; El Implacable Il Cobra western art; A Coffin for Danger Black westerns and La Fecha en la Piedra (The Tombstone) Original Pen & Inks
Ken DenhamPheasant Original Pen & Ink Wash
Cecil DoughtyPotts' Progress Original Pen & Ink Washes and The Crusader Original Pen & Inks
Gerry EmbletonRustam Slays the White Demon and Encounter with the King Original Pen & Ink Washes PLUS Ships In The Night and Black Watch Tragedy in Canada Original Watercolours
Ron EmbletonThe Olympics; The Day Two Kings Wrestled Each Other; Little Miss Muffet and Chinese Junk at Night Original Watercolours
Dan EscottElizabeth the Warrior Queen and Sir Francis Drake and The Golden Hind Original Watercolours
Bert FelsteadTeddy and Cuddly charming Original Watercolours new artist
Ronald ForbesCaptain Condor original art from Lion Original Pen & Ink
Robert ForrestBuilding An Egyptian Temple Original Watercolour
Frank FrazettaFire and Ice (Portfolio) Lithograph prints
Barbara FreemanPrincess Trapped in a Tower Original Watercolour
Felix J. GardonThe Seven Wonders of the Ancient World (Portfolio) Original Watercolour Signed new artist
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
Mike KalutaThe Shadow sketch Original Pencil Signed
Roy KrenkelThe Seven Wonders of the Ancient World (Portfolio) Lithograph print Signed
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
Hugh McNeillHarold Hare's Holiday Paper cover art Gicle print
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
SethMr X by Seth Original Pen & Ink new artist
John S SmithVeterans of World War One Original Pen & Ink Wash
Barry Windsor SmithSolomon Kane Lithograph print
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
Bernie WrightsonThe Amazing Spiderman Hooky Original Watercolour Signed
20th Century unidentified artistRanger The National Boys magazine covers Gicle prints; Valiant Picture Library cover watercolour; Snow White Original Watercolour; and 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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