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 ...

Australian Mining Revolt at the Blue Mountains 1854 (Original)
Australian Mining Revolt at the Blue Mountains 1854 (Original)
Artist: Clive Uptton
 
Jochebed and the infant Moses (Original) (Signed)
Jochebed and the infant Moses (Original) (Signed)
Artist: Mervyn Stuart
 
George Grenville Celebration (Original) (Signed)
George Grenville Celebration (Original) (Signed)
Artist: Cecil Doughty


Roger Ramjet - Ironing (Original) (Signed)
Roger Ramjet - Ironing (Original) (Signed)
Artist: Andy Lanning
 
Cannon & Ball - Rain (Original)
Cannon & Ball - Rain (Original)
Artist: Bill Titcombe
 
Monsieur Dodo - Boot (Original) (Signed)
Monsieur Dodo - Boot (Original) (Signed)
Artist: Andy Lanning


Dogtanian - Password (Original)
Dogtanian - Password (Original)
Artist: Nick Potter
 
Woody Woodpecker - Ladders (Original)
Woody Woodpecker - Ladders (Original)
Artist: Bill Titcombe
 
Jimmy Cricket - At the Flics (Original)
Jimmy Cricket - At the Flics (Original)
Artist: Arthur Ranson


Paddy Payne - Parachute Into Danger (Original)
Paddy Payne - Parachute Into Danger (Original)
Artist: Peter Sarson
 
Harold Hare - Foggy Fun (Original) (Signed)
Harold Hare - Foggy Fun (Original) (Signed)
Artist: Hugh McNeil
 
R.M.S. Mauretania (Original)
R.M.S. Mauretania (Original)
Artist: Ferdinando Tacconi


Lucian - King of Ancient Satire (Original) (Signed)
Lucian - King of Ancient Satire (Original) (Signed)
Artist: James McConnell
 
The All Story Tarzan cover recreation (Original)
The All Story Tarzan cover recreation (Original)
Artist: Vet
 
Buck Rogers in 25th Century (Original)
Buck Rogers in 25th Century (Original)
Artist: Vet


Zulu Massacre at Blood River (Original)
Zulu Massacre at Blood River (Original)
Artist: Harry Green
 
The Temple of Apollo at Delphi (Original)
The Temple of Apollo at Delphi (Original)
Artist: Ruggero Giovannini
 
Jimmy Cricket - Quack Quack (Original) (Signed)
Jimmy Cricket - Quack Quack (Original) (Signed)
Artist: Arthur Ranson


MARCH 2015
NEW ARTISTS this month: Selby Donnison and Mervyn Stuart

Over 120 original newspaper and comic strips added, plus paintings by Cecil Doughty, Ron Embleton, James McConnell, Peter Jackson, Clive Uptton, Ruggero Giovannini, Wilf Hardy and Mervyn Stuart, including:

BEASTENDERS
BIONIC WOMAN
CANON & BALL
DOGTANIAN
DRACULA DOBBS
HAROLD HARE
JIMMY CRICKET
MONSIEUR DODO
PADDY PAYNE
ROGER RAMJET
TRIGAN EMPIRE
X-RAY SPECS


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

Bambos (Georgiou)The Avengers Original Watercolour and Spider-Man, The Brave and the Bold, The Demon and Daredevil Cover Re-Creations Originals in Pen & Ink
Terry BaveSammy Shrink - Big Ears Original Pen & Ink Wash Signed
Sid BurgonSchool Funds - Rats The Musical Original Pen & Ink Signed
John M BurnsThe Bionic Woman Original comic strips in Watercolour
Joe ColquhounPaddy Payne - Flack Attack! Original Pen & Ink comic strips
Selby DonnisonParable of the Wedding Feast and Benaiah Original Watercolours new artist
Cecil DoughtyBonnie Prince Charlie Escapes, A Sword for the Stadtholder and George Grenville Celebration Original Watercolours and Pen & Inks
Nigel EdwardsDracula Dobbs Original full-page Pen & Ink comic strips
Ron EmbletonFalcons and Falconer and Nineveh Original Watercolours
Ruggero GiovanniniAlexandria and The Temple of Apollo at Delphi Original Gouaches
Harry GreenZulu Massacre at Blood River Original Gouache
Wilf HardyTitan IIIC Rocket Booster and Heading For Space - The Changing Shape Of Rockets Original Watercolours Signed
Richard HookMounted Warriors Original Gouache Signed
Gordon HutchingsNum Num and his Funny Family Original Watercolour
Peter JacksonSir Walter Raleigh and The Battle of Plassey 1757 Original Watercolours, Signed
Mike LaceyX-Ray Specs - Down In The Park TWO PAGES Original Pen & Ink
Andy LanningMonsieur Dodo and Roger Ramjet Original Pen & Ink comic strips Signed
James McConnellLucian - King of Ancient Satire Original Watercolour Signed
Hugh McNeilHarold Hare Original full page Watercolours
Reg ParlettBeastenders and Fright School Original full page comic strips in Pen & Ink
Roger PayneThe Story of Paris - Look and Learn Cover Painting Original Gouache Signed
Ken PettsMoses, Aaron and the Pharaoh Original Watercolour
William Francis PhillippsAlice In Wonderland - Mad Hatter's Tea Party and Teddy Bear Original Watercolours
Nick PotterDogtanian and Trapdoor Original comic strips in Pen & Ink
Miguel QuesadaThe Trigan Empire Original full page comic strips in Watercolour
Arthur RansonJimmy Cricket and Alias the Jester Original comic strips in Pen & Ink Wash
Peter SarsonPaddy Payne Original comic strips in Pen & Ink
Mervyn StuartJochebed and the infant Moses Original Watercolour Signed new artist
Ferdinando TacconiR.M.S. Mauretania Original Watercolour
Bill TitcombeCannon & Ball and Woody Woodpecker Original comic strips in Pen & Ink Wash
Clive UpttonAustralian Mining Revolt at the Blue Mountains 1854 Original Watercolour
VetBuck Rogers in 25th Century, The Green Hornet, Spicy Adventures, The Shadow, Tarzan, The Battle Original Pulp cover re-creations painted in Oil
Gerry WoodLaser Engineering Original Watercolour
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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