THE ILLUSTRATORS 2017

THE BRITISH ART OF ILLUSTRATION 1880-2017

Chris Beetles Gallery is pleased to present The Illustrators, the biggest event worldwide for cartoon and illustration collectors.
This year's exhibition features over 600 pictures covering the last two centuries, with prices ranging from £350 to £35,000.

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RAGS & BONES by PHIL MAY

RAGS & BONES

NO HANDS WANTED TODAY by PHIL MAY

NO HANDS WANTED TODAY

MONKEYS! by PHIL MAY

MONKEYS!

GUTTER MERCHANTS by PHIL MAY

GUTTER MERCHANTS

STARVING! by PHIL MAY

STARVING!

ISN'T HE A BEAUTY? by PHIL MAY

ISN'T HE A BEAUTY?

AN ACCIDENT by PHIL MAY

AN ACCIDENT

A PAIR OF 'EM! by PHIL MAY

A PAIR OF 'EM!

NOT A WATER DRINKER.
TALKATIVE OLD LADY (DRINKING A GLASS OF MILK, TO ENTHUSIASTIC TEETOTALER, WHO IS DOING DITTO), 'YES, SIR, SINCE THEY'RE BEGUN POISONING THE BEER, WE MUST DRINK SOMETHING, MUSTN'T WE?' by PHIL MAY

NOT A WATER DRINKER. TALKATIVE OLD LADY (DRINKING A GLASS OF MILK, TO ENTHUSIASTIC TEETOTALER, WHO IS DOING DITTO), 'YES, SIR, SINCE THEY'RE BEGUN POISONING THE BEER, WE MUST DRINK SOMETHING, MUSTN'T WE?'

AN UNPOPULAR IDOL!
HOW BILLY AND HIS SUNDAY-SCHOOLMATES INTEND TO WREAK THEIR VENGEANCE, IF ONLY A SNOW-STORM BE PROPITIOUS, ON THE EMBANKMENT SOME SUNDAY AFTERNOON ABOUT CHRISTMAS-TIME by PHIL MAY

AN UNPOPULAR IDOL! HOW BILLY AND HIS SUNDAY-SCHOOLMATES INTEND TO WREAK THEIR VENGEANCE, IF ONLY A SNOW-STORM BE PROPITIOUS, ON THE EMBANKMENT SOME SUNDAY AFTERNOON ABOUT CHRISTMAS-TIME

RAMSGATE. BANK HOLIDAY. 11AM by PHIL MAY

RAMSGATE. BANK HOLIDAY. 11AM

WAITING by CHARLES DANA GIBSON

WAITING

DISASTROUS CONSEQUENCES OF THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE BILL
A HIGH-SPIRITED LEGISLATOR WHO PREFERRED WALKING HOME TO THE INDIGNITY OF BEING OBLIGED TO PAY HIS FARE, WAS ACCOSTED BY A TRAMP, WHO SAID:
'BEHOLD THE JEFFERSONIAN EQUALITY TO WHICH THE INTERSTATE C by CHARLES DANA GIBSON

DISASTROUS CONSEQUENCES OF THE INTERSTATE COMMERCE BILL A HIGH-SPIRITED LEGISLATOR WHO PREFERRED WALKING HOME TO THE INDIGNITY OF BEING OBLIGED TO PAY HIS FARE, WAS ACCOSTED BY A TRAMP, WHO SAID: 'BEHOLD THE JEFFERSONIAN EQUALITY TO WHICH THE INTERSTATE C

AFTER THE PRESENTATION by CHARLES DANA GIBSON

AFTER THE PRESENTATION

OH, GUNDRE, GREAT HUNTING SHALL BE THINE ON THE FIELDS OF DEAD HUNTING, CRIED THE GIANTS  by SIDNEY HERBERT SIME

OH, GUNDRE, GREAT HUNTING SHALL BE THINE ON THE FIELDS OF DEAD HUNTING, CRIED THE GIANTS

MODERN MYTHS
THE JUDGEMENT OF PARIS by ERNEST HOWARD SHEPARD

MODERN MYTHS THE JUDGEMENT OF PARIS

A FIELD-MOUSE WHO WAS CAPTURED AT SEA BY A BARBARY CORSAIR by ERNEST HOWARD SHEPARD

A FIELD-MOUSE WHO WAS CAPTURED AT SEA BY A BARBARY CORSAIR

MOLE AND RATTY by ERNEST HOWARD SHEPARD

MOLE AND RATTY

PREPARING FOR THE BALL by ALASTAIR K MACDONALD

PREPARING FOR THE BALL

THE SHOWMAN SAID, 'I MUST WEEP AND WAIL,
FOR WHO WILL NOW BELIEVE IN THE TALE
OF MY BEAUTIFUL FLYING PIGGY.' by FLORENCE HARRISON

THE SHOWMAN SAID, 'I MUST WEEP AND WAIL, FOR WHO WILL NOW BELIEVE IN THE TALE OF MY BEAUTIFUL FLYING PIGGY.'